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= Current discussion =

-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: John Talbut <john@dpets.demon.co.uk>
> To: fpiat@bigfoot.com
> Subject: DEBIAN WIKI
> Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 12:16:14 +0000
> Franklin,
> As you have seen, I have had a go at using what appears to be a new facility for
> listing experiences with hardware.  It is just what I was asking for on the
> Debian user list a few days ago!
> I couple of observations about laptops.  The pages seem to confuse laptop and
> desktop installations.  From this page:
> http://wiki.debian.org/Hardware?highlight=%28CategoryHardware%29 it does not
> matter whether you go to laptops or desktops you end up with the same Debian on
> page.  Also, my entry is automatically listed at
> http://wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebianOn/Dell as a laptop, which it is not.
> Also, while I think this is a much needed resource for desktops, for Laptops
> much of the information is already available at http://www.linux-laptop.net/.
> Regards
> John

Hi ["John Talbut"] and Franklin.

About first observation: ["DebianOn"] is a global portal related about installing Debian on any hardware. I understand that this page d'ont differnetiate directly Laptop/Desktop. This page use "constructor" schema. To present your point of view, what do you think to create Categories CategoryComputerDesktop, CategoryComputerLaptop, !CategoryComputerEmbededd, !CategoryComputerServer ...etc ?

''Note that CategoryDesktop is confused with Desktop environnement''

Next, we can flag each system with corresponding Category and attaching categories on DebianOn portal.

What do you think about this ?

-- SalokineTerata [[DateTime(2007-12-16T11:55:31Z)]]

= Old discussions =
-- SalokineTerata [[DateTime(2007-11-19T20:28:26Z)]]
 It's right for me. ;)
 I think it's important that pages names includes the word "Install" (may be more important than the word "Debian" which implicit on this wiki). however I came up with this name name to clarify what it is about : !InstallKde vs !InstallDell. also, the page name must be renamed to !CamelCase.

 What do you think about it ?

 If the name is fine for you, I'll take care to rename the pages InstallingDebianOn myself.

 Yes, existing pages could be renames under !InstallingDebianOn/Brand/!ModelName then.
---- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-11-19T08:10:47Z)]]----

 Hi, I would like to import desktop computers and laptops from [:Hardware#computers:Hardware]. Can I do it ? What do you think about to rename Installing_Debian_On/ pages as DebianOn/ ?

-- SalokineTerata [[DateTime(2007-11-18T21:12:17Z)]]----

'''Should !PageFragment use PCI ids, or device "name" ?'''
[[BR]]~-the same applies to USB-~

For example : "!InstallingDebianOn/!PageFragmentIntelIpw3945/etch" vs "!InstallingDebian On/!PageFragment_PCI_8086-4227"

 * PCI ids could be easily and automatically linked from a "hardware database"..
 * many PCI device with different IDs are often configured with the exact same steps under Linux, like intel 1000 network cards..


-- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-06-19T09:03:29Z)]]----
'''fixed bug''' described below about final parenthesis in URL that aren't properly detected by wiki and MUA.[[BR]]
i.e. Switched namespace from "(etch)" to "/etch" notation in URLs.

-- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-06-19T09:03:29Z)]]----
'''namespace problem''': i have noticed a problem, with URLs like "http://w.d.org/Install_Debian_On/Dell/Latitude_D620(etch)" will be broken when emailed by most MUA and wikis...[[BR]]
that's because "intelligent" algorithm that convert URL into active links ... but drops the final ")".
-- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-06-18T21:45:40Z)]]----

'''Namespace''' : the current namespace "Install_Debian_On/Dell/Latitude_D620(etch)" seems good now.[[BR]]
I'll go for that.
-- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-06-17T17:37:17Z)]]----
Namespace : __DO__ add codename to installation guide page name, like "!InstallDebianOn/Dell/!LatitudeD620(etch)". Therefore :
 * The page remains accurate.
 * People don't post comment that apply to testing inadvertently.
-- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-06-17T17:24:00Z)]]----
Updating parent namespace from "!DebianOn" to "Installing_Debian_On" (see [:InstallingDebianOn:FrontPage])
-- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-05-30T06:11:59Z)]]----

That's it. The four first pages are created, which makes the basic structure of !DebianOn.
 * [:InstallingDebianOn:FrontPage]
 * [:InstallingDebianOn/HowToContribute:How To Contribute]
Plus two sample page for ["InstallingDebianOn/Thinkpad"] and ["InstallingDebianOn/Thinkpad/T60/etch"].

I will make the templates later, once i have enough feed-back.

-- FranklinPiat [[DateTime(2007-05-27T20:03:21Z)]]----

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