Fwd: updating wiki

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 21 09:36:04 UTC 2010


hey guys the wiki is updated for dovecot. feel free to take a look and
improve what i said.

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Jonathan Aquilina
<eagles051387 at gmail.com>wrote:

> thanks tome will update you guys once the update is complete.
>
>
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Tom Davies <tomdavies04 at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:
>
>> Good, good.
>>
>> It is sometimes ok to break out of a mailing list for a few mails and then
>> give the list an update later = so that was all fine, don't worry.
>>
>> Check typos and spellings in Documentation you edit.  Saying "ahve" in a
>> mail is ok, most people convert that to "have" without even noticing but in
>> documentation it is more important to try to get sepllings right (or
>> american)
>>
>> I think the main thing is congrats on getting the mail-server working
>> despite documentation leading you astray ;)
>> Congrats and regards from
>> Tom :)
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com>
>> *To:* Ubuntu Doc <ubuntu-doc at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> *Sent:* Sun, 21 November, 2010 8:54:24
>> *Subject:* Fwd: updating wiki
>>
>> forgot to include the doc list here
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> 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...
>>>>
>>>> Cheers!
>>>> Zach K
>>>>
>>>> On Nov 20, 2010, at 10:36 AM, Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  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 [1] 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 [2] pages
>>>>> that
>>>>> need work to alert others that the page in question is not fully up to
>>>>> date.
>>>>>
>>>>> [1] <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WikiGuide>
>>>>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WikiGuide
>>>>> [2] <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Tag>
>>>>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Tag
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> -Connor
>>>>>
>>>>> 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
>>>>>
>>>>
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