[Phpmyadmin-devel] discussing wiki changes

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Mon Jan 31 19:06:39 CET 2011

Isaac Bennetch a écrit :
> Hello,
> For those of you who are involved with the wiki, there are a few large 
> changes we're discussing. Michal proposed that this might be the best 
> vehicle for discussion, which seems to make good sense to me.
> First:
> Marc basically suggested creating subcategories for "Google Summer of 
> Code"; that would be the parent category with subcategories like "Google 
> Summer of Code 2011". Then pages like "GSoC 2011 Ideas List" would be in 
> "Category: Google Summer of Code 2011" which would then in turn be 
> "Category: Google Summer of Code". "GSoC 2011 Ideas List" would not 
> appear directly in "Google Summer of Code".
> Any objections?

No :)

> Second:
> It's been proposed to completely abandon namespaces (such as Devel:) -- 
> in some cases they can help, such as when a page clearly belongs only to 
> one namespace or the other, but many of our pages (for instance, the 
> GSoC pages) either live in the wrong namespace or could be assigned to both.
> I do agree that everything currently in Devel: belongs there, but some 
> things in the (Main) namespace probably belong in Devel: and it might be 
> easier to administrate only one namespace...Then we wouldn't have to 
> think about (or discuss) which namespace a page belongs to or move it if 
> content changes.
> What do you think?

I think that categories and subcategories are a more flexible mechanism 
than namespaces.

Marc Delisle

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