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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: Simple examples off of About page
Date Sat, 20 Apr 2002 16:16:33 GMT
Bill Moseley wrote:
> At 06:12 PM 4/20/2002 +0800, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>>The idea, is that this gives someone that has no idea about mod_perl a path
>>>to gently learn about it with simple text, and simple examples.
>>>Does it work?
>>Well, I won't start yet another mini-guide on the site. Let's keep 
>>everything in one place, otherwise the maintenance is a nightmare and 
>>people get even more confused. Why not linking directly to the right 
>>sections in the about page as you go, including the install link
>>e.g. instead of tips/example, link to:
> cript
> Well, getwet didn't exist when I started ;)  That's fine.  I do like the
> concept of the more>> link pointing to a very small page to demonstrate the
> point on the About page in code.   But it would save some work, though I
> can't imagine that the About page will need updating very often.  I just
> didn't want to link into a huge section of the Guide just for an example,
> and I didn't' want to add examples directly to the about.html file.
> It also seems a bit weird to link to getwet from all the more>> links, then
> at the bottom say Now, next read the getwet page.  But minor point.

OK, no prob. If we can make sure that it stays small it's a great idea, 

> Everyone: I could use some help finding some good examples for those
> various About mod_perl sections -- something that exists in the current
> docs or just a real life yet easily demonstrated example.

How about the modperl cookbook? Also check the getwet,
I think it covers pretty much all you need.
Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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