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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: Module docs
Date Thu, 21 Sep 2000 19:34:35 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:
> As I think is evident, I am interested in improving the consistency (and
> usability) of the module docs by putting them all in a standard format.  I
> have made a suggestion of a format (See message-id
> <>)
> but I really don't feel comfortable going ahead without some feedback.
> I am sure that there are improvements that could be made, since I am
> neither an HTML design expert, nor a documentation expert.
> So, how about some of you lurkers out there on the list take a look and
> make some suggestions.  (Feedback from Apache group members is obviously
> acceptable as well.)
> The format I suggested is just about as close as possible to the format
> that many of the module docs are already in. Is more detail needed?  Less
> detail?  Should we be looking at a non-html format (DocBook, XML,
> whatever...).  Should it be "flashier" like mod_rewrite.html?

I liked it. It was very much in line with what I wished was there when I
was reading through all the docs - that is, making every doc look the
same, so you can count on certain information. Individually, most of the
docs are just fine, but taken as a whole, the inconsistency really gets
to me.


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