Subject: Re: WIKIs for the ports pages on netbsd.org
To: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 01/01/2006 04:34:20
On Sat, 31 Dec 2005, David Brownlee wrote:
> A wiki significantly reduces the barrier to contributing to
> documentation, and works very well for _some_ areas. Ideally
> it works as an adjunct to a main set of documentation and or
> guides. It can serve as a source of both information and
> contributers to pull across into a more formal set of docs,
> thought there are areas best left in a wiki.
> I would support linking to one from the main site and poentially
> each port page.
The problem mentioned was outdated documentation on the NetBSD website.
I don't see how a wiki would help in getting that documentation less
outdated. What it will lead to is redundant documentation, which IMHO is
the worst thing possible.