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Re: Debian documentation permalinks

On 05/26/2012 06:53 AM, Jonathan Callen wrote:
> On 05/25/2012 10:03 PM, Philip Ashmore wrote:
>> Hi there.
>> First, here's what I'm talking about -
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permalink
>> Unfortunately Wikipedia doesn't offer permalinks itself, so
>> hopefully the above link won't "rot".
> And here's the permalink to the above article, as it was when the
> preceding post was made:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Permalink&oldid=483438630
> Or, if you prefer links that don't indicate where they're really going:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?oldid=483438630

I'm happy and sad with this.
Happy that Wikipedia provides permalink support.
Sad that it didn't document it in its article about permalinks.

Is there documentation on this feature somewhere?

Permalinks, along with the fact that MediaWiki is free GPLv2, makes a
compelling argument for moving Debian documentation to MediaWiki.

Philip Ashmore

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