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Month: October 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Preserving the tutorials of kde3 development from KDE, moving them to

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:22:09 -0500
> Hey,
> A few weeks ago Micheal Martin posted bug 544 [1] on the tracker. The
> bug report has sparked an interest in preserving the tutorials and
> documentation that exists on the KDE servers for KDE 3.5. Much of this
> information could be potentially useful to new developers, and it will
> give us insight into previous development and practices.
> I have started transferring pages from the KDE techbase, but there are
> also many external links and other misc pages floating around the
> Internet. Many of these links are broken, but can be found on the
> Wayback Machine [2]. There are entire websites that have been saved on
> the Wayback Machine as well.
> The purpose of this email is to figure out what to do, and recruit any
> interestoied parties to help out.
> Should we just link to the archived pages? Should we copy them to our
> own web server?
> I am just getting started and this will be an ongoing project. So far
> I have just created one page on the Wiki, the Developers Tutorial [3].
> It is to be the central hub for development pages.
> Any r / Comments would be appreciated.
> Calvin Morrison
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

Copying the pages to our servers (the Wiki to be precise) is by far the
best way to go.  That would allow us to easily edit parts of the TechBase
that are obsolete or incomplete.