[tor-dev] Too many cooks spoil the broth---or: how about we clean up the wiki?

Karsten Loesing karsten.loesing at gmx.net
Sat Jun 11 14:19:57 UTC 2011

On 6/11/11 2:41 PM, andrew at torproject.org wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 08:17:35AM +0200, karsten.loesing at gmx.net wrote 2.5K bytes in 34 lines about:
> : > Do you plan to fix links in the mailing list archives as well?  How
> : > about links in our e-mail inboxes?
> : 
> : Nope.  But we could add redirects for those pages linked from the
> : mailing list archives and everyone's inbox.  Similar to how we added
> : redirects when moving from
> : https://wiki.torproject.org/noreply/TheOnionRouter/ to the current location.
> Why this need to preserve old links forever?  Websites change. If we
> migrate from trac to something else, I'm not going back and updating
> every website that ever linked to trac.  When we changed from flyspray
> to trac, google, yahoo, bing, etc search engines all update their
> databases of links within 3 days.

Okay, I don't feel strongly about this.  I think if we can add redirects
easily we should do that.

> I'm fine with not putting in any redirects.  If the new structure is
> sufficiently logical, people will figure it out. torproject.org is the
> largest link farm to trac, we can update that.  Attached is the linking
> domains, according to google, to trac.tpo.

Great!  Thanks for the info!

Alright.  I think there's no way to make everybody happy.  But I believe
the lesser pain is to have a better wiki structure than we have right now.

I'm going to start moving around stuff soon.


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