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From Erik Abele <e...@codefaktor.de>
Subject Re: /docs rewrite rules
Date Tue, 27 Jun 2006 15:41:01 GMT
On 27.06.2006, at 17:26, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Joshua Slive wrote:
>> On 6/27/06, Noirin Plunkett <noirin@apache.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 09:48:56AM -0400, Joshua Slive wrote:
>>> >
>>> > Any other solution would result in MANY broken links (due to  
>>> changes
>>> > in doc structure, not to mention the fact that some people still
>>> > really do want to link to the 1.3 docs).
>>>
>>> Other people's broken links aren't really our problem.
>> Ahhhhh (hear me screaming), of course they are ;-)
>> http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI
>> One of the most important characteristic of URIs are that they refer
>> to a specific resource permanently.  That is FAR more important than
>> the fact that having /docs/something map to 1.3 is not "pretty"  
>> from a
>> visual perspective.
>
> Yet who cares?  If the formerly docs/mod/mod_alias.html becomes the  
> 2.2
> version of the same document, there should be no issue.

Agreed.

Btw, my theory is that the slow adoption rate of 2.x is simply  
because of people not being able to easily find the most current  
version of the documentation at /docs/... oops ;-P

Cheers,
Erik

[if it isn't clear: I'm joking so ignore me]


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