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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject RE: [Fwd: Bad link in Apache docs]
Date Thu, 06 Dec 2001 02:17:54 GMT
On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Joshua Slive wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rodent of Unusual Size [mailto:Ken.Coar@Golux.Com]
> >
> > Acked.  The remark about a contact point on each page sounds
> > more than reasonable -- but we'd either have to deal with spam,
> > a Web form, or someone moderating all the crap that came through.
> > What would *really* rock would be an interactive annotation
> > feature such as PHP uses on their docs.. let people comment,
> > and every so often integrate the remarks and clear the annotation
> > list.
> Fixed.  (It was actually a botched internal link.  I forgot the "#".)
> Your idea is great, but I don't think we have the infrastructure to
> implement it.

I have become very fond of Wiki over the last several months. It is easy
to install, and allows folks to add annotation to documents very simply.
See for an excellent example of a wiki in

> I think the "recommended" way to comment on this stuff is via the bug
> database.  I could perhaps put a note to that effect on the docs-project
> page.

Perhaps it's the name that is off-putting. When it comes to the
documentation, folks don't think of it as bugs. It's suggestions,
recoomendations, typos, whatever, but not really bugs.

Rich Bowen -

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