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From Jorge Schrauwen <jorge.schrau...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: The FAQ
Date Mon, 03 May 2010 08:04:18 GMT
You could just add a big bar on top stating the 1.3 doc (and faq) are
horribly out of date and inaccurate and provide a link there to never
versions?

Even if old pages link to it, the big bar should grab the attention right?


~Jorge


On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 1:12 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
> On May 2, 2010, at 6:03 PM, Dan Poirier wrote:
>
> The FAQ link at the upper left of httpd.apache.org goes to
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/faq/, which seems reasonably up-to-date
> if a bit scant.  That page does have a link to the 1.3 FAQ with a clear
> warning that it's quite out-of-date.  If there are other links to the
> old FAQ, why not just point them to the more recent one?
>
>
> Because we don't control those links. They are all over the web, controlled
> by tens of thousands of other people. They link to the 1.3 FAQ, and get bad
> information, and then write their own third-party FAQs and perceive that we
> have crappy docs. This is a situation I'd like to proactively address by
> making the 1.3 docs very clearly state, everywhere, that they are NOT the
> approved docs, and link to, or redirect to, the ones that are.
>
> --
> Rich Bowen
> rbowen@rcbowen.com
>
>
>
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