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From Per Einar Ellefsen <>
Subject Re: content layout freeze
Date Sun, 19 May 2002 10:49:21 GMT
At 12:35 19.05.2002, Stas Bekman wrote:
>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.

Yes, but it's pretty damn big, and some users are relucatant to reading 
anything big.

>>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 ;)

Ok.... no problem.

Per Einar Ellefsen

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