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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Documentation navigation
Date Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:47:50 GMT
On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 3:18 PM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny <elecharny@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> as we are working on the documentation, we would like to know which kind
> of navigation would be the most pleasant.
>
> We have to possibilities to navigate into the doc, assuming that we have
> previous/Next/Up links
>
> 1) We can make the link to always point to the next page in the doco,
> whether it's on a upper or lower level
>
> 2) Or we can force the prev/next navigation to remain on the same level.
>
> Let me explain with an example. Here is a possible doco with 3 levels :
>
> 1
>   1.1
>      1.1.1
>      1.1.2
>   1.2
>      1.2.1
> 2
>   2.1
>   2.2
> 3
>
> If we adopt the (1) type of navigation, then the 'next' link will move
> to the pages this way : 1, 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.2.1, 2, 2.1, 2.2, 3
>
yeah, let "next" take user to "next", irrespective of the end of current
section

> If we adopt the (2) solution, then doing a 'next' on page 1 will drive
> you to page 2, then to page 3. You have to go down to page 1.1 to be
> able to navigate to page 1.2 etc.
>
>
> What do you prefer ?
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com
>
>


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