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Re: Links wrong in docs

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Michael Glaesemann <grzm(at)seespotcode(dot)net>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Links wrong in docs
Date: 2007-07-26 14:32:02
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Michael Glaesemann wrote:
>> On Jul 25, 2007, at 22:43 , Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> I noticed the other day that if you are viewing the release notes for a 
>>> particular version that the prev / next links are wrong. E.g., If I am 
>>> reading 8.1.8 and want to read 8.1.9 I have to hit previous, instead of 
>>> next.
>> I think it's because the releases are listed newest first, so when you hit 
>> next you're not getting the next release, but the next release notes. While 
>> perhaps a bit confusing on the individual pages, I still think it's best to 
>> have the release notes in reverse chronological order.
> Yeah.  It is confusing if you _think_ about it, but if you just use it,
> it's fine (after all, we've been using it this way for years.  I mean
> even Joshua used to use it and not notice it was backwards).

Well yes and no. I noted that it was confused as soon as I started to 
use previous and next. I normally don't do that.


> Probably the only thing you could actually do about it is change the
> text in the link so it said "previous release" (resp. "next release")
> instead of "next" (resp. "previous"), but I have zero idea what it would
> take.  It's probably a lot more work than it's worth, if it's possible
> at all.


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