DragonFly docs List (threaded) for 2004-11
Re: Wiki-fying docs
On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 10:33:31 -0800 (PST), Matthew Dillon
> I think I have to agree with Hiten. I like the collaborative nature
> of Wiki and I could see us generating a Wiki compatible set of
> documents for the purpose of public comment, and use that to generate
> patches back into the official document format. But I don't think we
> can use Wiki as a basis for the documentation... it doesn't have a
> formal enough infrastructure to serve as a good basis.
I've yet to see anything ever done with the fbsd documentation other
than made into a webpage. Though, I guess with some work a wiki could
be wrote in php to store the data in SGML format.
> If someone wants to write a Wiki-generator from the documentation and
> a patch generator to deal with changes (not for the purpose of
> attempting to auto-patch back into the original infrastructure, since
> that would be impossible, but for review and reintegration purposes)...
> that would be pretty cool.
A wiki-generator from the documentation ? I thought the idea was so
making documentation would be easier, e.x. someone might actually want
to do it. :-)
Steven David Rhodus