Please don’t use Wiki for docs… at least not exclusively.
To me Wiki’s are overrated:
- They can be ignored - questions come up, then don’t get answered
- Most require registration - my name, address, phone number, email address are in enough places already - and I don’t need to memorize another password
- Some get a number of “New Item” listings because people don’t know how to use them, and admins don’t delete them
- They require Internet access; suppose I’m not connected?
To docs should be in man pages - not in info format (like GNU), not perldoc format, not in a “convertable” format - not even in bundled html pages. Every system you find will have man; most don’t have lynx or info or rdtool, etc.
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firstname.lastname@example.org 8/31/02 8:37PM >>>
instead of everyone writing your own documentation, wouldnt a wiki
documentation better? everyone could just ‘fix’ what is wrong, add
exemples. japanese documentation could just be put there and then
somebody else who knows japanese and english could translate it later.
just a wierd idea.