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From Erik Abele <e...@codefaktor.de>
Subject Re: On line docs
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2007 13:31:45 GMT
On 03.10.2007, at 02:14, Joshua Slive wrote:

> On 10/2/07, Tony Stevenson <tony@pc-tony.com> wrote:
>> ...
>> When going to http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod-foo.html it  
>> defaults to
>> the 1.3 version of the documentation, I would like to see this either
>> removed, or people are redirected to 2.2 at least.  This could be
>> changed at a later date, as and when the next major release, is er,
>> released.
>
> ...
> To clarify, the stuff directly under /docs/ (with no version number)
> is not the "default" docs; it is a bunch of legacy urls that redirect
> to the canonical location of what once lived there. None of our
> content should currently link there, and it should never be used for
> anything.

Right, and a grep on the logs for September shows that only 0.99% [1]  
of all requests to /docs/* are affected, so really negligible.

> ...
> On the other hand, feal very free to spruce up the /docs/ index page,
> and perhaps also update the ssi header include file used in the 1.3
> docs. It currently says "Is this the version you want? For more recent
> versions, check our documentation index." I believe it could say "You
> are reading the documentation for an obsolete version of the server.
> For the current version, check our documentation index."
> ...

Yep, I think this is the best we can/should do.

Just my 2c...

Cheers,
Erik

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