Coda File System

Re: Improving Coda documentation

From: Niraj Tolia <>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 01:34:31 -0400
On 4/13/05, Stephen J. Turnbull <> wrote:
> >>>>> "Patrick" == Patrick Walsh <> writes:
>     Patrick>    Another thought on documentation: many large projects,
>     Patrick> such as PHP, allow users to add comments on the end of
>     Patrick> each manual page or section.
> Zope does this as well for the Zope Book, but as far as I can tell
> nobody does anything about maintaining the comments sections.  Most of
> them are now long, and basically useless (despite there being almost
> no spam, not even ads for companies promoting Zope-related products).
> It's a good idea, but somebody needs to commit to maintaining those
> sections.  Also, they need to be fairly fine-grained.

In the absence of spam, a long list of useful comments should be OK.
In my experience with the MySQL manual, its usually Google that leads
me to an individual comment that addresses my question.

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Received on 2005-04-14 01:36:19