Splitting up wiki pages considered harmful
adrian at cadifra.com
Fri Mar 28 06:10:31 CDT 2008
On 28.03.2008 11:33, Thomas Arendsen Hein wrote:
> Hi Adrian!
> I believe that it isn't helpful to split all wiki pages, this makes
> editing them harder as you first have to find where to edit before
> you can start.
> Additionally it makes reformatting them harder, as you would have to
> go through many pages to make a rather small change.
> Please revert ProjectsUsingMercurial to the previous state.
> An improvement for that page might be to have e.g. a table with
> columns [project page, repository link, description].
> Similar for TipsAndTricks: I don't know how to _easily_ add a single
> tip. I know you can do it, but the purpose of a wiki is that
> everybody can do it.
> P.S.: Thanks for improving the wiki pages in general, just don't go
> so far that no one else can assist you :)
It is not my intention to split *all* wiki pages.
I splitted ProjectsUsingMercurial and TipsAndTricks.
I do find TipsAndTricks much more easier to edit as it is now.
The larger tricks made it very difficult to main.
I am also available to help editing TipsAndTricks, if that's the
So, could you please explain what you intended to do on TipsAndTricks
and why/how you failed?
I'm not going to revert right now, but will hold off from editing the wiki for
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