[Typo3-typo3org] FAQ and Howto section. was: Mailing list archive, what next?

Robert Lemke robert at typo3.org
Sat Sep 24 18:15:16 CEST 2005

Hi folks,

On Saturday 24 September 2005 18:04, Michael Scharkow wrote:
> I disagree with the last point: AFAIK one of the defects of the old
> FAQ/Howto section was *that* it could be and was used directly on mails.
> This lead to enourmous amounts of items (BTW: What was the difference
> between FAQ and HOWTO anyway?) which where just a bunch of posts.
> IMHO, if we start a new FAQ, we should have it strictly maintained and
> moderated, so that the FAQ does not contain hundreds of questions (how
> many of them are *really* frequently asked) but only a few dozen which
> are well answered and updated regularly.
> Plus, we need more and better categorization.
> A wiki is a nice way to collect information quickly, but if we need an
> FAQ section, why not use a proper extension for that? There are some in
> TER, although I don't know about their quality.
> If anybody wants to start a new FAQ, we could have a weekend sprint
> (real or via IRC) to get the mosted FA'ed Qs into action as fast as
> possible.

I agree with you, Michael.

Just my 2c

Robert Lemke
TYPO3 Association - Research & Development
Member of the board

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