Reporting and Triaging ODP file

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Fri Aug 8 04:54:03 UTC 2008

On Fri, 08 Aug 2008 04:02:10 +0100 Philip Wyett <philwyett at> wrote:
>On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 20:24 -0400, Chuck Frain wrote:
>> Greetings All,
>> At the request of Daniel Holbach I uploaded a presentation that I will 
>> be giving on Saturday as a part of the Global Bug Jam for the Maryland 
>> Loco team. It is in the 'Material' section at 
>> Please take a look at it for any glaring errors or omissions. It is 
>> geared for new people to the process so don't expect any deep dark 
>> secrets about any of the processes to be there:)
>> Thanks!
>> Chuck
>In the interests of keeping the team wiki clean and easier to navigate,
>this and other user created pages should ideally be sub pages of the
>users page i.e. for this presentation for example it could be at:
> or similar.
>The reasoning for this...
>1. Makes identifying a particular persons work easier.

The wiki has a history function.

>2. If edited by someone else it lessens work of others to perform #1.

Not really.  If you want to know who wrote what, you still need to look at 
the diff.

>3. Keeps the root folder of the wiki cleaner.

This is a valid concern, but there are topic based roots that would be much 
better than author based.

>4. After a time if the page goes stale it won't be accidentally deleted.

I assume this is true if it's under a topic based root page too.

>It is not just this particular page I want to highlight alone as there
>are a considerable amount like it on the team wiki at present. I wish to
>promote that extra bit of personal organisation when creating wiki pages
>helps the wiki's organisation then look after itself.

In my experience wikis tend to have rather flat name spaces and that is a 
feature and not a bug.  Organizing by author I don't understant at all.

Scott K

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