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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: htdocs structure
Date Thu, 30 Dec 1999 18:48:51 GMT
sounds good... there's an "apache-docs" mailing list too i think, not sure
how active it is these days.


On Wed, 29 Dec 1999, David Reid wrote:

> I know this probably isn't the right time, but then I don't really know when
> the correct time would be, so using this logic this is as good a time as
> any.
> The documentation that we include in the server distribution is not bad in
> some areas, strong in others but it's not very well organized.  To try and
> improve it and with the background of all the changes we're making I'm
> suggesting that we split the focus into "Developer" and "Administrator"
> trees.  The relative content should be self explanatory :-)
> If we make the change now then at least we can start actually moving some of
> the 1.3 docco over and making it relevant to 2.0.  I know we don't expect
> any form of release for a long time and there will be the usual argument
> that the code is still altering but if we're honest there is a lot of code
> that's been converted and not touched since.
> I'm not advocating that we need to start a big documentation drive but there
> are people who can contribute a few things to make peoples lives easier when
> looking at the 2.0 codebase for the first time, and I suppose we're going to
> be expecting a few of those when we go to beta?  Might be nice if we had at
> least some of the basics there to smooth their way.  Again, these will be
> people who some so we don't need chapter and verse just pointers and
> explanations of what we've screwed up (or rewritten).
> Another 2p worth...
> david

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