Fwd: updating wiki
eagles051387 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 21 08:54:24 UTC 2010
forgot to include the doc list here
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From: Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com>
Date: Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 9:53 AM
Subject: Re: updating wiki
To: Tom Davies <tomdavies04 at yahoo.co.uk>
i can do it just ahve to add a gigantic warning to not put the Maildir in an
encrypted home directory. other then that the wiki is fine considering i
have never setup an email server before its been quite a learning
experience. but ill try and update the wiki today :)
On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 9:48 AM, Tom Davies <tomdavies04 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi :)
> I think it is wise for pages to state which release they are written for,
> especially if there is 'some' coding on the page. However i usually find
> that only sundry petty changes need to be made, for example a coding line
> that includes the word "dapper" might need to be edited to read "lucid"
> because Lucid Lynx, the 10.04, is the latest LTS release.
> Yes it would be 'nice' if someone with recent experience using those pages
> were able to go through and make the tiny changes and then check that the
> advice still works.
> Obviously the dovecot wiki 'urgently' needs that update because more people
> appear to be using encrypted partitions now = or is it still only recent
> Windows converts that bother? Is there any chance of you doing the edit
> there Jonathon, since you know the change that is needed but other people
> might not be so familiar with that page?
> Good luck and regards from
> Tom :)
> *From:* Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com>
> *To:* Zach Kriesse <zach.kleinhenz at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* Ubuntu Doc <ubuntu-doc at lists.ubuntu.com>
> *Sent:* Sun, 21 November, 2010 8:34:21
> *Subject:* Re: updating wiki
> Zach thign is the wiki's need an overhaul in general imho as they have how
> to's for release which have been EOL'ed ages ago.
> also for instance there is no mention on the dovecot wiki that encrypted
> home directories shouldnt be used. i have spent the last month trying to
> figure out why im having email issues :(.
> Would it be possible to develop some sort of game plan to update all wiki's
> and how to's so they are up to date with more recent supported releases?
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 1:01 AM, Zach Kriesse <zach.kleinhenz at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Depends upon the importance of the page and who edited it but sometimes
>> pages can be lost. I myself along with Phillw are part of the Ubuntu Doc
>> team and Ubuntu Doc/Wiki Admins team so we have a bit more of a
>> responsibility look over pages...if you're ever in doubt send an email to
>> the list, join #ubuntu-doc on irc.freenode.net, or send me or phillw an
>> email...glad to see your interest in contributing...
>> Zach K
>> On Nov 20, 2010, at 10:36 AM, Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com>
>> thanks for the information. are the wiki pages check by people who know
>> how things are setup etc to verify some sort of validity and correctness in
>> the steps in the tutorial?
>> On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 5:32 PM, Connor Imes < <rocket2dmn at ubuntu.com>
>> rocket2dmn at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Jonathan,
>>> Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. You don't need to follow
>>> any particular process to go about editing the wiki other than using
>>> some best practice. See the WikiGuide  for help with using the wiki
>>> correctly. You will need a Launchpad account in order to edit pages.
>>> You are free to edit pages yourself, and you can also Tag  pages that
>>> need work to alert others that the page in question is not fully up to
>>>  <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WikiGuide>
>>>  <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Tag>
>>> On 11/10/2010 02:48 AM, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:
>>> > I use alot the wiki for various thing i have never setup before. I
>>> > have noticed that alot of them are for really old releases which have
>>> > reached their EOL. what needs to get done to start updating them, and
>>> > getting them upto date with the latest supported releases.
>>> > --
>>> > Jonathan Aquilina
>> Jonathan Aquilina
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> Jonathan Aquilina
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