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From RGB ES <rgb.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [proposal] Outdated articles in Wiki
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2012 19:36:05 GMT
2012/10/26 jan iversen <jancasacondor@gmail.com>

> Thanks for clearing that up. I have just been searching for build
> instructions (again), and in the search response I cannot see if an article
> is outdated, so I had to open some before I got the correct one.
>
> Would it be an idea (if possible) to have "outdated" as a category, and
> extend the search to say with/without outdated, if possible that would work
> fine for me since I would hit the recent one when searching.
>

AFAIK, the "outdated" template also apply the outdated category:

http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Category:Outdated

Regard
Ricardo



>
> regards
> Jan.
>
> On 26 October 2012 21:16, Keith N. McKenna <keith.mckenna@comcast.net
> >wrote:
>
> > Jan;
> > {{Documentation/Outdated}} and {{delete}} are two seperate entities.
> > Outdated merely says that some inormation is outdated and should be
> > revised. {{delete}} is a special case that marks a file for speedy
> deletion
> > by an wiki administrator.
> >
> > At least with the user documentation we tend to add to the document for
> > newer versions of the software rather than get rid of it as there are
> still
> > people using older versions. This can however get carried to extremes. My
> > personal opinion is that it is probably  time to start seriously
> > considering purging version 2.x stuff, but that is a discussion for
> another
> > thread.
> >
> > Regards
> > Keith
> >
> >
> >
> > jan iversen wrote:
> >
> >> So if an article is outdated, then it is ready for deletion....or ???
> >>
> >> Is it wise to have outdated articles alongside the correct/newer ones,
> >> thinking of e.g. building instructions it would at least confuse me.
> >>
> >> but I have no problem using {{Delete}} thanks for advicing me.
> >>
> >> jan.
> >>
> >> On 26 October 2012 19:03, Keith N. McKenna <keith.mckenna@comcast.net
> >**
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>  Jan;
> >>>
> >>> No the outdated symbol is different. {{Delete}} Is a template that puts
> >>> the article in a special category to be deleted by an admin or by a
> bot.
> >>>
> >>> Keith
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> jan iversen wrote:
> >>>
> >>>  Do you mean the "outdated" symbol, which should do just fine ??
> >>>>
> >>>> Jan.
> >>>>
> >>>> On 26 October 2012 17:18, J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>   On 10/25/12 9:19 PM, jan iversen wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>  Maybe we could move them to an archive.... ??
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>> I think we can find probably common consensus that we want to delete
> >>>>> pages to clean up this old stuff.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> For example nobody needs today the old building guides. Let us focus
> on
> >>>>> the future and here I think less but correct and up-to-date
> information
> >>>>> is more.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> When I remember correct there exist a template that could be used
to
> >>>>> mark a page for deletion.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Simply put {{Delete}} on top of the page
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Or we can create our own delete template with further instructions
> how
> >>>>> to proceed.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Administrator can for this from time to time and can delete stuff.
Or
> >>>>> we
> >>>>> can try to cleanup such pages via a wiki bot.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Juergen
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>  jan
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On 25 October 2012 21:12, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org>
wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>   Nobody want to delete information and wiki pages only admin
can
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> actually delete pages. Even then there might be some rights
about
> >>>>>>> ownership. Is like sourceforge dont delete inactive projects.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Still good conversation to debate.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On 10/25/12, jan iversen <jancasacondor@gmail.com>
wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>  To my knowledge, articles that are marked outdated with
a
> reference
> >>>>>>>> to
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>  a
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>  newer article stays in Wiki.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Would it not be a good idea to remove such pages, in
order not to
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>  confuse
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>  users ??
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> There are however no means, which I can find, to do
that ?
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Reason for my idea/question is that I am looking at
localization
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>  (l10n),
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>  and there are a bit of old information.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Jan.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>> Alexandro Colorado
> >>>>>>> PPMC Apache OpenOffice
> >>>>>>> http://es.openoffice.org
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
>

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