DragonFly docs List (threaded) for 2004-11
Re: Wiki-fying docs
On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 14:16:43 -0500, David Rhodus wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 10:33:31 -0800 (PST), Matthew Dillon
> <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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.
I think, phpwiki can do that.
wait.. I found it..
I personal don't know how good it is, but I heard about that phpwiki can
>> 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. :-)