Wiki-update: How to contribute page

Nick Schermer nick at
Thu Feb 27 15:57:17 CET 2014

About the contribution page.

I think its better to have a general contribute page for
[ie improve] that points to pages in for more details (since those are more often expanded
and improved).

Point is that the www website is still the central "entry" point for
people and when visiting the docs or wiki you are looking for more
detailed information. The website is also translated..

That said I think there is too much information in 1 page when it
comes to code contributions.

contribute/ (point to for general
info, sitemap for the detailed pages below like the start pages we
have for manuals).
contribute/translations (moved from, updated)
contribute/bugs (or contribute/dev/bugs?)
contribute/dev/start (index page)
contribute/dev/git/start (basic tasks, request account, etc, from
contribute/dev/releases (info from

If we point more details in there (and we should) more individual
pages are required else a newbie cannot follow.

After this we should cleanup because technically no
technical manuals or documentation should exist there. It is there
just for the crazy stuff and brainstorming.


On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 3:33 PM, Nick Schermer <nick at> wrote:
> Well because it points to a different namespace. There is no easy way
> to redirect from inside the wiki like the #REDIRECT syntax in
> mediawiki. There are plugins that can handle this, but they are as
> complicated as writing an apache rule to handle this...
> So, just try to correct url.
> Nick
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Simon Steinbeiß <simon at> wrote:
>> On Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:20:20 +0100
>> Nick Schermer <nick at> wrote:
>>> You mean (without the trailing slash)?
>> Yup, silly paste-mistake...
>>  - Simon
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