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From "Rob Stewart" <...@hdlc.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Second try: External Apache tutorials and mod/index.htmlreorg
Date Wed, 23 Aug 2000 16:35:59 GMT
Please put me off your mailing list.

----- Original Message -----
From: Raymond S Brand <rsbrand@gate.net>
To: <apache-docs@apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2000 9:38 AM
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Second try: External Apache tutorials and
mod/index.htmlreorg


> OK, some feedback.
>
> The patch to htdocs/manual/mod/index.html, although useful in its own
right,
> eliminates a useful index of modules sorted by module name.
>
> I recommend not accepting that patch as is.
>
>
> Raymond S Brand
>
>
> Joshua Slive wrote:
> >
> > Okay, I'm going to try this one again too.
> >
> > I see at least a couple possible reasons why my doc patches are being
> > ignored:
> >
> > 1. The people who have commit access don't like them, or think that they
> > are not very important.
> > 2. Nobody with commit access is reading the docs list, or has time
> > to deal with submitted patches.
> >
> > In any case, the exercise seems rather pointless if patches get no
> > feedback at all.  I'm not trying to be snotty.  I'm just trying to see
if
> > I am wasting my time contributing here.  Please let me know.
> >
> > --
> > Joshua Slive
> > slive@finance.commerce.ubc.ca
> > http://finance.commerce.ubc.ca/~slive/
> > Phone: (604) 822-1871
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2000 15:09:13 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: Joshua Slive <slive@finance.commerce.ubc.ca>
> > Reply-To: apache-docs@apache.org
> > To: apache-docs@apache.org
> > Subject: [PATCH] External Apache tutorials
> >
> > I am submitting a new file for the docs which consists of links to
(mostly
> > external) tutorials.  This is meant to help alleviate the steep learning
> > curve and lack of task-oriented material in the current apache docs by
> > leveraging some of the great material that is out there on the web, and
> > putting it in an easily accessible place for newcomers.
> >
> > There are a few concerns with using external linked material:
> > 1. We need to be careful to check the accuracy of the docs.
> > 2. Some of these links will obviously grow stale over time,
> > so some maintenance will be needed.
> > 3. Some sites may not like being "deep-linked" in this way. (No
permission
> > was requested.)
> >
> > Overall, I think the advantages outweigh these concerns.
> >
> > Attached is a draft document which can be dropped into
htdocs/manual/misc
> > and a patch to htdocs/manual/index.html to reference it.
> >
> > --
> > Joshua Slive
> > slive@finance.commerce.ubc.ca
> > http://finance.commerce.ubc.ca/~slive/
> > Phone: (604) 822-1871
> >
>
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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------
> >                           Name: index-html-diff.txt
> >    index-html-diff.txt    Type: Plain Text (TEXT/PLAIN)
> >                       Encoding: BASE64
> >
> >                      Name: tutorials.html
> >    tutorials.html    Type: Hypertext Markup Language (TEXT/HTML)
> >                  Encoding: BASE64
> >
> >                           Name: index-html-diff.txt
> >    index-html-diff.txt    Type: Plain Text (TEXT/plain)
> >                       Encoding: BASE64
>


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