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From Stefan Fritsch ...@sfritsch.de>
Subject Re: Proposal to move docs to Apache CMS
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:48:15 GMT
On Monday 30 April 2012, Rich Bowen wrote:
> Hmm. I think I misread. are we talking about the website, or the
> product documentation?
> 
> The former, I can see an advantage to, but the latter I might take
> some convincing. We ship those docs with the product, so
> maintaining them in the CMS might not be the best service to our
> users. --

FWIW, the documentation shipped in the tarball would greatly benefit 
from not using typemaps and content negotiation. The current format is 
a PITA to view directly with a browser. And if you have a problem that 
makes httpd fail to start, you are out of luck. Unless you can access 
the copy on httpd.apache.org - but why then ship the docs in the 
tarball in the first place?

In Debian, we already ship the docs in a standalone format (converted 
with a perl search and replace script). But having some XSLT magic 
that does the right thing would be much nicer.

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