cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide article.sgml doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/releng article.sgml doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/developers-handbook/policies chapter.sgml

Gabor Kovesdan gabor at
Mon Aug 18 20:49:25 UTC 2008

Simon L. Nielsen ha scritto:
> On 2008.08.17 20:47:50 +0900, Hiroki Sato wrote:
>> Gabor Kovesdan <gabor at> wrote
>>   in <48A8001E.1000104 at>:
>> ga> separately, so I think it would be complicated to implement. I think
>> ga> there are other overlapping parts, like &os; and the current release
>> ga> entities. Maybe it would make sense to separate them to a common part
>> ga> somehow and use it for the web and the doc?
>>  Yes, I think we should go for that direction somehow.  And in a long
>>  term, maybe we should merge www and doc into a single repository
>>  (like www/en -> doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs or so) because of making
>>  reuse of information easier.  Currently www build heavily depends on
>>  doc tree (www only build can be done but the result is not complete),
>>  so I think the merged repository with an option for htdocs-only build
>>  would also work without a serious problem.
> I have no general problem with merging www and doc closer (might be
> done while considering moving to svn?) and fully requiring having both
> for build of either, but having e.g. www/en as a deep subdir of doc/
> seems like a rather bad idea to me.
> The web site and and doc/ are rather differnet beast wrt. how you
> write content so I see no problem having it in seperate top level
> directories.
Yes, SVN would be a nice idea!

As for the diversity, I'm planning to work on doc to redesign it a bit 
using XML and newer DocBook and this will reduce the diversity. Of 
course, not completely as HTML and DocBook tags are quite different, but 
having everything in XML markup everything will be more uniform. Your 
point have sense, but personally I like the idea of having web in the 
language directories, because in this way the structure seems more 
consistent to me. You just enter the directory and you see the types of 
documentation, which could be currently: books, articles, web, slides, 


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