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From jan iversen <jancasacon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [proposal] Outdated articles in Wiki
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2012 19:40:44 GMT
So it is "just" a matter of having a checkbox next to the the search (upper
corner) ?

but I assume the setup of wiki is INFRA and not something we control
locally, so a change is not very easy (or how to request such a change) ?

jan.

On 26 October 2012 21:36, RGB ES <rgb.mldc@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 is outdated, so I had to open some before I got the correct one.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 Would it be an idea (if possible) to have "outdated" as a category, and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 extend the search to say with/without outdated, if possible that would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 AFAIK, the "outdated" template also apply the outdated category: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 http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Category:Outdated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 {{Documentation/Outdated}} and {{delete}} are two seperate entities.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 Outdated merely says that some inormation is outdated and should be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 So if an article is outdated, then it is ready for deletion....or ???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 Is it wise to have outdated articles alongside the correct/newer ones,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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