Fedora FAQs in Docs?

Dimitris Glezos dimitris at glezos.com
Wed Jul 26 17:28:11 UTC 2006

O/H Karsten Wade έγραψε:
> On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 03:50 +0100, Dimitris Glezos wrote:
>> Hi all.
>> Are there any plans to move the FAQs from the wiki to the Docs?
> What we planned, at the suggestion of Rahul, is to pull the FAQ directly
> into the release notes.  This puts the data on the local system for
> off-line value, linked directly from the default Firefox homepage.

-1. The FAQs might increase in size and the RN are already quite large
(especially with nochunks).

>> I'm not sure if it is really worth it, because a) FAQs are not the best
>> way to write documentation and b) probably every answer is/will be
>> included in or linked to the Guides (installation, desktop, etc).
>> Nevertheless, FAQs *are* popular among users and so are websites like 
>> fedorafaq.org. Very linkable from outside, handy.
> Our FAQ is linked from the sidebar here:
> file:///usr/share/doc/HTML/index.html
> I did think about linking directly to fedorafaq.org, but thought it
> would be confusing to have two FAQs side-by-side.

Good thinking. :)

>> Do you guys think we should migrate the FAQs to a Doc, probably 
>> maintained with the moinmoin export? This way we'll get them translated 
>> more too.
> Ah, now that's a good point.  We missed it for test2, but let's make it
> a point for test3 to get the FAQ into XML and available for translation
> long in advance.  There might be last minute changes as we get closer to
> test3, but the majority of the content could be translated and only have
> to do some updates.

Great then. Can someone point out the process of extracting the data
from the wiki?


Dimitris Glezos
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