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From "Quinton McCombs" <qmcco...@nequalsone.com>
Subject RE: AW: Intake: meaning of $myForm.setQueryKey("abc") ??
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2003 16:08:04 GMT
IMHO, When questions are asked on the list, perhaps we should actually
write them onto a Wiki page and reference the page in the response to
the mailing list.  I am sure that everyone here has gone through the
pain of searching the mailing list for answers.  The signal to noise
ratio is VERY high.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Eade [mailto:seade@backstagetech.com.au] 
> Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 2:49 AM
> To: turbine-user
> Subject: Re: AW: Intake: meaning of $myForm.setQueryKey("abc") ??
> 
> 
> On 3/02/2003 7:26 PM, "Marc Lustig" <mail@marclustig.com> wrote:
> 
> > Scott, if the "wiki" format is the standard for submitting 
> a doc, why 
> > don't you write a wiki-howto and put it on the web-site, so 
> that all 
> > turbine-users are aware of it and can contribute.
> 
> The wiki is a useful tool for developing documentation but 
> the official documentation will always be on the sites themselves.
> 
> IMO a wiki howto is unnecessary (there are tonnes of 
> documents on how to use a wiki available already).  A wiki is 
> very easy to use and the minimal effort required to 
> understand the concepts involved is the least we can all do 
> in order to make a contribution.
> 
> If you use turbine, like it and perhaps derive benefits from 
> it then you should want to make contributions, no matter how 
> small, back to the turbine community.  This is how projects 
> stay alive and hopefully grow.
> 
> Contributing answers to the list is a great way to give back 
> to the community, contributing to the wiki is arguably 
> better, contributing patches to the xdocs and the code itself 
> is obviously even better.
> 
> It is really easy to moan that the documentation could be 
> better - everyone did this a couple of months ago and the 
> consensus that a wiki would be a great way to allow everyone 
> to contribute towards the documentation. Whether or not it is 
> a success is a shared responsibility.
> 
> Note that Quinton has already added a link to the howto 
> documents housed on the wiki.  Perhaps we should put a 
> further link to the relevant wiki pages in the top level 
> menus for the turbine sites.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Scott
> -- 
> Scott Eade
> Backstage Technologies Pty. Ltd. 
> http://www.backstagetech.com.au .Mac Chat/AIM: > seade at mac dot com
> 
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