[Bioperl-l] Re: bioperl FAQ
Fri, 31 May 2002 09:50:06 +0100
I agree with Chris. We are better off continuing with CVS based developments
for the time being. I do appreciate your offer to help, though.
chris dagdigian wrote:
> Hi Peter etc.
> As much as I like Wiki it seems that having most of our documentation
> (and FAQ) information be included as static text files in our
> distribution is the better way to go given our past history.
> We have a far better track record of our developers working on the
> CVS-resident codebase than doing anything with the website. We will
> probably get much more effort and attention put into the docs and the
> FAQs if our developers were able to add/edit/etc files and 'cvs commit'
> them back into the project repository. If we require people to do
> something on the web then the number of people who contribute will drop
> Some sort of XML-based FAQ that can easily be transformed into
> HTML/text/PDF/etc. etc. seems like the appoach that will work best for
> bioperl people.
> On a side note I'm working on the next generation website stuff and if
> we go ahead with plans to build on top of Zope and CMF then we can
> easily Wiki-enable the websites as there are several good quality wiki
> implementations that have been done under the Zope/CMF portal framework.
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Quoting email@example.com:
>>> From: Heikki Lehvaslaiho <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> This for Peter Masiar for suggesting the Twiki. There are quite a lot of
>>> who hae used wiki and I think it would be grat if we had more people
>>> docs and web pages.
>>> As fas as I can see neither twiki or FAQ-O-Matic can generate a plain
>>> version to be included into distribution.
>> TWiki is little different from other wikis I researched.
>> Because generating HTML is used rather often, it has feature to do that:
>> Following page describes how TWiki can generate static HTML pages from
>> all pages in wiki folder:
>> GenHTML script was developed by Crawford Currie for Motorola.
>> I'll find out if it works and let you know in couple of days.
>> Sorry, way to busy right now. :-(
>> If generating static HTML from TWiki pages works, are you interested?
>> Or you still prefer manual edit?
>> Peter Masiar, email@example.com
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