Wiki-update: How to contribute page
nick at xfce.org
Thu Feb 27 15:57:17 CET 2014
About the contribution page.
I think its better to have a general contribute page for www.xfce.org
[ie improve http://www.xfce.org/getinvolved] that points to pages in
docs.xfce.org for more details (since those are more often expanded
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 http://www.xfce.org/getinvolved for general
info, sitemap for the detailed pages below like the start pages we
have for manuals).
contribute/translations (moved from www.xfce.org, 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 wiki.xfce.org 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 xfce.org> 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.
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Simon Steinbeiß <simon at xfce.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:20:20 +0100
>> Nick Schermer <nick at xfce.org> wrote:
>>> You mean http://docs.xfce.org/xfce/xfdesktop (without the trailing slash)?
>> Yup, silly paste-mistake...
>> - Simon
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