On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Vince Vielhaber writes:
> > > But you don't claim that the listing at
> > >
> > > http://www.postgresql.org/users-lounge/docs/#7.0
> > >
> > > has any additional content whatsoever, do you?
> > Yes, it tells you exactly what you're going to get when you click
> > on it.
> Maybe we're not talking about the same thing here. The current docs have,
> for example, a link "PostgreSQL 7.1 User's Guide". To me that says that
> when I click on it I get to read the User's Guide for PostgreSQL 7.1.
> In the user's lounge I have links along the lines of "Read the User's
> Guide online". That tells me the same thing.
It may tell it, but it doesn't say it and you were just commenting about
that the other day. However like I said in my last note the format that
you had on that page in your directory looks alot better.
> > Can't use includes. Can't use PHP. Can't hard code it into the docs.
> > Can't use a bunch of things. We have mirrors. I'd love to redo it in
> > PHP and serve up the content dynamically but that ain't gonna happen any
> > time soon.
> I wasn't talking about server-side includes. Don't you have template file
> fragments that you use when you create a new file on the web site? These
> could be inserted into the documentation files automatically when they are
> *created*. What do you mean with "can't hardcode" if you don't generate
> things dynamically?
I have no desire or intention to rebuild the docs (past and present) any
time a change is made to the website's look and feel. They aren't rebuilt
every nite automatically like the devel docs are.
So why the sudden desire to change things?
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