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Re: Standardize/ have consistency in the layout of How_to_Debug_<component> wiki pages.

On Oct 7, 2009, at 12:10 PM, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote:

Subject says it all..

In short instead of individuals hacking how to debug wiki pages left and right and in their own style targeted different sets of audiences.

Speaking of audiences, are we linking these How_to_debug_<component> pages somewhere ? I'm trying to understand the path someone would follow to find these instructions after landing on the wiki.

We would use https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Template:How_to_debug as basis and target the writing of those pages to a low-knowledge audience .

If accepted all existing How_to_debug_component pages will be rewritten and new how_to_debug_pages will be written using the Template:How_to_debug as basis.

To give you example I took component which has identical procedures in reporting/debugging except for it's name and created a page in the new style/way for comparison.
( Note I did not write the Firefox page )

The old style/way...


The new and improve style/way..

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_Debug_Thunderbird ( Warning may contain some ken-lee english errors I have made.. )

A bit more complicated component in the new style/way


If you feel like How_to_debug template should be designed/look differently dont hesitate to share your opinion on how to improve it.

 The template is very nice.

Perhaps it'd be useful to have a link to the Bugzilla page in all How_to_debug_* pages.

I also suggest we name those wiki pages how_to_debug_<component> as opposed how_to_debug_<component>_problems <--...

 Agreed. It's kind of redundant and would make page names shorter.

Giovanni P. Tirloni
tirloni gmail com

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