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From "Matthieu Riou" <matth...@offthelip.org>
Subject Re: Broken links on Wiki
Date Fri, 05 Oct 2007 17:15:43 GMT
On 10/5/07, Alex Boisvert <boisvert@intalio.com> wrote:
>
> Actually, I'm not talking about the edits I made.   This is a widespread
> problem across the wiki.  The changes I made were about switching from PXE
> references to Ode.


So yes, for the general problem that was my third point. I don't know of any
other way than using a little broken link finder tool. Somebody knows a good
one we can use?

Matthieu

alex
>
>
> On 10/5/07, Matthieu Riou <matthieu@offthelip.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 10/5/07, Alex Boisvert <boisvert@intalio.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Matthieu,
> > >
> > > There are broken links on our wiki that still point to the incubator
> > > website
> > > and incubator SVN.   For example,
> > >
> > > http://ode.apache.org/user-guide.html#UserGuide-ManagementAPI
> > >
> > > points to http://incubator.apache.org/ode and
> > > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ode/
> > >
> > > Do you know how to fix this?
> >
> >
> > I've seen your edit, there are several things:
> >
> >     * You have to wait tonight for your modification to be mirrored and
> go
> > live. If you really need to link to it before you can use the cwiki link
> > (like http://cwiki.apache.org/ODExSITE/user-guide.html).
> >     * This specific page (the user guide) includes other pages
> (management
> > API is one of them). The autoexport plugin relies on timestamps. As this
> > page hasn't been changed, only the included page did, it won't be
> properly
> > updated. It's kind of a pain in the ass. We can either add a space once
> in
> > a
> > while when we modified an included page to make sure the main guide will
> > get
> > regenerated as well, regenerate our whole space regularly or fix
> > autoexport
> > and improve our karma.
> >     * Confluence detects broken links within the wiki but is kind of
> dumb
> > for broken external links. We can either use some tool for that or hack
> a
> > small Ruby script for this. There are quite a few outdated links to SVN
> > (the
> > jacob guide is full of those).
> >
> > The small pleasures of documentation...
> >
> > Matthieu
> >
> > alex
> > >
> >
>

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