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Re: Documentation for new features in MariaDB


On Thu, 13 Aug 2009 10:57:42 +0300, Henrik Ingo
<henrik.ingo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


Henrik> If you start writing the docs in a wiki markup, then the natural
Henrik> question is, why not use a subsection of AskMonty.org as "the
Henrik> repository". You would then have it automatically validated and
Henrik> formatted when pressing Submit button. (I'm not sure if there
Henrik> are big differences in MediaWiki and Creole?)

There are differences, but they aren't huge (for example: headings and
lists are the same, bold and italics are different). There will need to
be markup changes made when moving content from mediawiki to creole, but
nothing that a script couldn't handle.

Henrik> Doing it in a wiki might in the future invite some authors who
Henrik> are MariaDB users, good at writing, but not developers, so may
Henrik> not have launchpad accounts or even bzr installed on their
Henrik> machines.
Henrik> What do we think?

I think this is fine. 

Daniel Bartholomew