[XML-SIG] Up-to-date, rich documentation

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com
Wed, 12 Jun 2002 18:47:11 -0600

> On Wed, 12 Jun 2002 15:33:07 -0400, Andrew Kuchling wrote:
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> >>which is good. I'm not sure how much people here like =

> >>Wikis, but that could be a way to collect people's Py-
> >>thon/XML experience, snippets and sugestions for im-
> >>provements, maybe, unless they already exist?
> >
> >The online Python Cookbook has an XML section; Uche has also started a=

> >collection of processing tips.  =

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> Of course I'm strongly biased, but the wiki idea is the right thing. I =

> could easily set up a dedicated PyXML wiki, or help create one on the =

> www.python.org servers. A wiki would certainly help to focus the little=

> time slices most of us have into _one_ set of docs, and enable co-
> operative efforts.
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> Since people tend to talk about things they use, this would also mean =

> that only things in actual use would be documented, allowing newbies to=

> focus on exactly those things. What we already have (how-tos etc.) can =

> be linked to easily.
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> The DocBook wiki grows rather fast currently... :)

I think this is a good idea, as I mentioned in my Advogato diary.  Well, =
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mentioned a 4Suite wiki there, but I also like the idea of a general =

Python/XML processing Wiki.

One of my tasks this evening is to install and get familiar with MoinMoin=
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the path towards this.  You could probably tread this path much more quic=
kly =

than I could.  Why wait for an authoritative location at python.org?  I t=
hink =

it shuld not matter where the wiki is hosted as long as the various proje=
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pages refer to it.

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Uche Ogbuji                                    Fourthought, Inc.
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