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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: content layout freeze
Date Sun, 19 May 2002 10:35:02 GMT
Per Einar Ellefsen wrote:
> At 10:23 19.05.2002, Stas Bekman wrote:
>> We shouldn't carry away with newbies. After all the online docs are 
>> mainly for those who need to use the docs on the daily basis. If we 
>> push too much newbies stuff that stands on the way of those who need 
>> the real docs, that would be bad. Making a better and fatter /start is 
>> fine.
> Yes, that's completely agreed. While maybe not a fatter /start (which is 
> after all more a place to show off mod_perl's conciseness than try to 
> each something), beginners like tutorials that take you through mod_perl 
> one step at a time, a little like what you post regularly to other sites 
> (although I know, you just arrange the guide slightly, but it's still 
> more inviting).

come'n, the installation guide in the guide, does do handholding 
already. So does getwet.pod.

> Which brings me to another point: we badly need Take23 or another site 
> like it. I am pretty anoyed right now because I feel that such a site 
> would have so much potential for the mod_perl community. I tried 
> contacting Matt about it, but after an "Ack. I'll set up a plan" reply, 
> I haven't heard anything from him for one month or more. I understand 
> he's busy, so I don't want to disturb him, but right now Take23 does 
> more harm than good. What do you people think? There are so many 
> potential tutorials/articles to be written on mod_perl, which don't fit 
> into the mod_perl site.

Here is what Matt just said over irc:

<baud> argh: actually I'm getting very close to re-vamping take23. just 
give me some space.

So just give Matt some space ;)

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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