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From "Keith N. McKenna" <keith.mcke...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [proposal] Outdated articles in Wiki
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2012 19:49:22 GMT
Thanks or that Ricardo, I had forgotten that outdated also assigned the 
category.

Regards
Keith

RGB ES 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 is outdated, so I had to open some before I got the correct one.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 Would it be an idea (if possible) to have "outdated" as a category, and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 extend the search to say with/without outdated, if possible that would work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 AFAIK, the "outdated" template also apply the outdated category: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 http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Category:Outdated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 {{Documentation/Outdated}} and {{delete}} are two seperate entities.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 Outdated merely says that some inormation is outdated and should be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 So if an article is outdated, then it is ready for deletion....or ???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 Is it wise to have outdated articles alongside the correct/newer ones,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 No the outdated symbol is different.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   Do you mean the "outdated" symbol, which should do just fine ??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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