Wikipage Changeset proposed for deletion
arne_bab at web.de
Sat Oct 27 06:52:38 CDT 2012
Am Donnerstag, 25. Oktober 2012, 19:16:33 schrieb Matt Mackall:
> > On UnderstandingMercurial, the first occurrence of the word "changeset"
> > links to the page ChangeSet, which is now proposed for deletion.
> So... link it to the glossary. And if you find the glossary definition
> insufficient... expand it!
> Right now, the existence of a bunch of ancient terminology pages is
> shadowing the canonical glossary and keeping people from finding it.
That might be true, but please do not ever destroy links.
Instead of deleting the page, a sensible thing would be to add a note on top,
that it is deprecated and add a link to the right entry in the glossary.
*this page is DEPRECATED, please see the glossary for current information:*
» Glossary#Changeset «
Destroying links is one of the great diseases of the web, on par with
rewriting published history, because it breaks the links on the websites of
PS: I once wrote a german article on the topic of keeping links alive:
If you speak german and doubt my reasoning in this mail, please have a look.
Ich hab' nichts zu verbergen – hab ich gedacht:
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