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Regarding the Howto web, what do you think if we put all topics into Main? The Main web is for users and documentation, so it would fit there. What are your ideas to put it in a separate web?
-- PeterThoeny - 25 Jun 2000 in ImproveDocsForFirstTimeUsers

I think that the page you envisioned in ImproveDocsForFirstTimeUsers is definitely necessary, and for now it should go into the Main web. BUT SEE RenameTheMainWeb!

The Howto web I described (which is not as far along as I thought) sigh is being set up as a very complete reference for TWiki, and the doc you requested in ImproveDocs... is part of it; but after reading your comments I realized it should go (for now) in the Main web. The Howto web, when finished, will provided an in-depth ``reference manual'' for TWiki, with FAQ and Tutorial sections. It will be a place to go to get the gory details. The level of detail, plus the strongly related topics, plus a web-specific navigation-link system, all argue for a separate web for Howto.

(By the way, the Howto web got started because a couple of TWiki power users at one of my sites wanted a lot of answers but couldn't grovel the code to get those answers. The Howto is being modified to be more generic and less site specific. It got its name from the following conversation:

userSo the Main web doesn't really have much of our content in it?
KevinNo, it's mostly for documentation and explanation, MOTD's and stuff like that. Our content is in the mumble web.
userThat's dumb! Why didn't they call it the ``Howto'' web, or something.)

-- KevinKinnell - 27 Jun 2000

Topic revision: r1 - 2000-06-27 - KevinKinnell
 
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