Maintenance Idea - Wiki

Rohan Kapoor rohankap at
Sat Jun 14 22:09:14 UTC 2008

That sounds good. I don't know if it's feasible though.

From: "Alex Gretlein" <gretlein at>
Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2008 5:36 PM
To: <ubuntu-doc at>
Subject: Re: Maintenance Idea - Wiki

> I think using categories or a table like the example from the Italian
> wiki is an excellent idea. Tha will require a conscious effort on the
> part of contributors, though. (A number of entries are already broken
> down - often chaotically - by release.)
> It would be nice to supplement this with something automated, whereby
> entries which have not received a major edit in the last two release
> cycles get a banner inserted, warning: "This information has not
> received a major edit since {date/release}. The following information
> may be out of date. If you can provide up to date information, or try
> the following and find it still usable, please update the page and
> remove this banner." Or something to that effect.
> Alex Gretlein
>>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 11:03 PM, <indigo196 at
>>> <mailto:indigo196 at>> wrote:
>>>     Hello all:
>>>     My first poke in the list...
>>>     I would like to discuss the need to make the wiki more easily
>>>     maintainable.
>>>     When I was first starting to use Ubuntu (and Linux seriously) I
>>>     had some issues with finding documentation that was out of date
>>>     due to it being for an old version.
>>>     I would like to suggest adding a category for the version of
>>>     Ubuntu that the documentation was created under or last reviewed
>>>     for. This would have the double benefit of making it clear to
>>>     users what version it was written for and making it easier for
>>>     maintainers to find pages that need 'checking' and/or revision.
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