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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [doc] new "Getting Started" guides
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2006 12:42:12 GMT

On Sep 22, 2006, at 8:28 AM, Morozova, Nadezhda wrote:

> Geir,
>
> Do you think it might be easier to use Wiki as storage for all FAQs  
> like
> that for now? I mean, not all of those who help find FAQ entries have
> ever checked out the website and would be willing to make patches to a
> FAQ.xml page. Wiki is easier to use when we're accumulating info. We
> could then select the most typical and/or persistent issues and make
> them appear on the website.
> (I remember your proposal on having 2 FAQs: Wiki + website page).

Right - that's what I suggested.  We have the faq start on the  
website, and then at the bottome, like to the wikiFaq, so that people  
can just add there w/o having to do a patch.  Then harvest the good  
stuff that comes to the wikiFaq back into the website....

Does that make sense?

geir

>
> Best regards,
> Nadya Morozova
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geir@pobox.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 22, 2006 4:23 PM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [doc] new "Getting Started" guides
>
> btw, this isn't a bad element for the FAQ :)
>
> On Sep 22, 2006, at 3:31 AM, Mikhail Fursov wrote:
>
>> Geir,
>> Why do we need an example with "ant populate_source"  and
>> "working_*" dirs ?
>> Why just not to tell something like: the advise is to copy the
>> clean harmony
>> directories into a separate folder(e.g. harmony_mypatch)  and  
>> build it
>> there. Doing this you can avoid to do complete checkout again when
>> you need
>> to prototype a new feature.
>> ?
>>
>>
>> On 9/22/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> As discussed earlier today, there are now two new "Getting Started"
>>> guides on the website, accessible from the homepage.
>>>
>>>    http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/quickhelp_users.html
>>>
>>>    http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/quickhelp_contributors.html
>>>
>>> There is still more work to do - for example, we need to fill in the
>>> lists of tools needed and dependencies.  (I'll add a fresh Ubuntu VM
>>> in Parallels tomorrow and work though all the deps that need to be
>>> added....)
>>>
>>> Give a read, test it out, and comment...
>>>
>>> geir
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Mikhail Fursov
>
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