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From Henri Yandell <>
Subject Re: do we need two FAQs?
Date Mon, 06 Dec 2004 22:36:01 GMT
As an aside and with my PMC hat on, is it worth trying to host the faq

I remember there being a faq-o-matic thing that was always broken it
seems. I think Maven can output faq pages, but I suspect the fact you
have to then deploy the website removes some of the point of the whole
thing. Wiki's exist of course, but seem worse in terms of

With a developer hat on; it'd be cool to use the Wiki as a database
but write a dynamic front-end that reformatted the wiki page to put
together a much nicer interface (like the one).

Juss wonderin'


On Mon, 6 Dec 2004 23:29:07 +0100, Daniel Naber
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> there are currently two FAQs for Lucene:
> To my mind that leads to redundancy and decreases the motivation to update
> at least one of them. As the jguru FAQ is full of ads and more difficult
> to navigate my suggestion is:
> -Don't link the jguru FAQ anymore and then take it offline completely (so
> that people don't find it via Google and think it's up-to-date)
> -Copy missing items missing to the FAQ at sourceforge
> -Make sure that all committers get write access to that FAQ
> -Clean up and update the FAQ
> Does anybody see a problem with that?
> Regards
>  Daniel
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