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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [doc] new "Getting Started" guides
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2006 15:21:53 GMT
You're right.  Checking...

On Sep 22, 2006, at 11:16 AM, Morozova, Nadezhda wrote:

> Folks, am I the only one seeing this?
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/quickhelp_contributors.html
> The page starts with the middle of the description to say "This will
> checkout a directory structure that ..." with all text set to
> align:center, including code snippets. Then, approximately 2 screens
> below, we get the webpage heading and the real start of the web page
> text, with normal alignment.
>
> .. this must be the Friday evening effect.
>
> Best regards,
> Nadya Morozova
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geir@pobox.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 22, 2006 4:42 PM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [doc] new "Getting Started" guides
>
>
> 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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