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Month: October 2011

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

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 13:42:09 -0400
On 24 October 2011 13:22, Timothy Pearson <kb9vqf@...> wrote:
>> 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.
> Tim

As for external websites that have been archived? I think it would be
prudent to copy those onto the website as well.