Splitting up wiki pages considered harmful
adrian at cadifra.com
Fri Mar 28 16:37:14 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 :)
Ok. No further response from your side to my replies, so I assume my arguments
didn't change your mind.
Per replies by others, there seems to be _no_consensus_ for having subpages,
I've thus changed ProjectsUsingMercurial back to *not* including subpages.
Furthermore, I switched back to using the old stars format for the
entries, as you mention reformatting in your post. The single letters
are gone as well, so we have the old format back.
Current version is (self contained):
I wouldn't try to complicate that page myself with a table, but if you think
it is improved by doing so, please go ahead.
I will try to flatten TipsAndTricks next.
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