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Re: Where did the Developer docs go?

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: "Jonathan S(dot) Katz" <jonathan(dot)katz(at)excoventures(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Where did the Developer docs go?
Date: 2011-12-08 18:38:25
Message-ID: CABUevEwMuW=hk8+394RLwrE5Fh83E6ZWmMn6-iy39QkM1YGfCA@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 16:59, Jonathan S. Katz
<jonathan(dot)katz(at)excoventures(dot)com> wrote:
>
> On Dec 6, 2011, at 9:53 AM, Magnus Hagander wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 20:53, Jonathan S. Katz
>> <jonathan(dot)katz(at)excoventures(dot)com> wrote:
>>> One thing raised on IRC:
>>>
>>> Going
>>> to http://developer.postgresql.org/pgdocs/postgres/sql-createtable.html will
>>> actually redirect just to the index,
>>> i.e. http://www.postgresql.org/docs/devel/static/
>>>
>>> If all the URLs map 1-1 should we setup a rewrite rule?
>>
>> It can be done. It was not done for two reasons:
>> 1) then people will never update their bookmarks ;)
>
> Unfortunately neither will Google or the other search engines, or blog posts linking to a feature in the development docs. (i.e. search "site:http://developer.postgresql.org/pgdocs" to see indexed pages) - from the user experience side that would be a bit frustrating.
>
> Granted it's not like it's the stable docs where we do need that permanence, but I do think it's wise to make it easy for new users to find information, even if it means a few people do not update their bookmarks.

Ok, I've added a redirect for this. Hopefully it is correct...




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