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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: FAQ page (Re: IPAD)
Date Mon, 03 Dec 2012 01:07:22 GMT
Or write the new FAQ in mdtext and remove the old.

Regards,
Dave

Sent from my iPhone on the road.

On Dec 2, 2012, at 3:41 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 26/11/2012 Rob Weir wrote:
>>> 
>>> [Can I install Openoffice on my IPAD?] I nominate this for an FAQ.
>> 
>> 
>> I agree. But where is our FAQ page currently? Unfortunately, there's an
>> "OpenOffice FAQ" easily reachable by search engines at
>> http://www.openoffice.org/faq.html and quite outdated (I don't know whether
>> it's reachable from the home page, but it doesn't seem so).
>> 
>> Time to make a new FAQ available or update the old one and link to it from
>> the current site?
>> 
> 
> The current location of the FAQ is prominent in search results.  That
> is valuable and worth preserving.
> 
> But the current FAQ contents are out of date.  They would need a lot
> of work to update/correct them.
> 
> Although the FAQ's are presented in a way that is OK for the user, the
> static HTML source is structured in a way that will be painful to
> maintain.   Getting a cleaner structure, for example using HTML
> definition lists (<dl>) would be easier and could be maintained via
> the CMS web interface.
> 
> There is another set of FAQ's on the documentation wiki:
> http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/FAQ
> 
> These also appear to be unmaintained.  But I think the wiki version
> would be easier to maintain.
> 
> So one possible resolution could be:
> 
> 1) Take anything of use from the FAQ's at
> http://www.openoffice.org/faq.html and copy them into new FAQ items on
> the wiki
> 
> 2) Update the other FAQ's on the wiki
> 
> 3) Add new items to the wiki FAQ (like the iPAD question)
> 
> 4) Delete the old FAQ directory and replace with a single page that
> directs the reader to the wiki FAQ's.
> 
> 
> -Rob
> -Rob
> 
>> Regards,
>>  Andrea.

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