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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: Proposal: add a permanent "Bugfix checklist" section to all manual pages
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:48:13 GMT

On 04/12/2016 05:38 AM, Luca Toscano wrote:
> Hi docs@!
> I have been thinking a way to inform users about our best practices when
> finding inconsistencies in the docs, namely checking CHANGES and
> Bugzilla first. Most of the times occasional users (or even experienced
> ones) tend to forget where the changelog is, if httpd uses bugzilla or
> not, etc.. so it would be great in my opinion to add a "reminder" in our
> manual pages. The attached patch will add a little section in the right
> column (right below "See also") to provide the aforementioned links.

I like this idea. Also, remember that people often read an individual 
manual doc, completely out of context from the rest of the manual, and 
so having useful "see also" links like this is hugely useful to, as you 
say, occasional users.

> Position, wording, etc.. can be changed of course, this email is only
> meant to discuss the idea. If you don't like it, just state it out loud
> and I'll drop it :)
> Let me know your thoughts!
> Luca
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