Re: Debian documentation permalinks
On 05/26/2012 09:09 PM, Philip Ashmore wrote:
> 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 -
>>> 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:
>> Or, if you prefer links that don't indicate where they're really going:
> 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.
Which documentation are you talking about? Most official documentation
should have a fixed URL.
If you are talking about the wiki: retrieving a fixed version from
moinmoin is the same as in mediawiki.
So I can't see a useful argument here, only FUD trying to talk people
into using Mediawiki.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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