[doc] Breaking the wiki

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Fri Oct 22 14:57:52 CDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 10:59:38AM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 08:02:25AM -0500, John Hornbeck wrote:
> > It seems alot of work that is going into the wiki, such as renaming
> > pages to conform to new standards we wish to have is breaking the old
> > links.  We really need to make sure we are not causing more harm by
> > changing the name, than we are doing good by changing the name.  The
> > idea of place holders was brought up, saying we link the old page
> > straight to the new one.  I like this idea and say we go for it, but do
> > we keep a ongoing link from the old page?  I think this is something for
> > discussion.
> This is something that has always bothered me about moin...it doesn't seem
> like a complex feature to implement a "rename page" function which would
> automatically switch all of the links.

The links I was thinking of were from things like the mailing list
archives, actually.

> Does such a thing exist anywhere, perhaps in a newer release?

I know Twiki has this; don't know about other implementations ...

Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at canonical.com]

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