[pmwiki-users] RFC: Deleting pages from the core documentation

Simon nzskiwi at gmail.com
Sun Sep 8 05:39:46 CDT 2013

I agree that a summary would be helpful.

but I wonder what value a page usch as this
it has no content.

On 8 September 2013 18:40, Petko Yotov <5ko at 5ko.fr> wrote:

> I don't believe we should be trying to keep old links working for wikis
>> that have not updated their software for year.
>> And I'm not in favour of many PmWiki redirect page files (in wiki.d) that
>> confuse with real pages, show up in pagelists and searches, and confuse
>> wiki users.
>> While I agree there is a social contract to redirect, there is also a
>> social contract to update, and as a group with limited resources I'd favour
>> maintainability and keeping the effort low, over having redirect pages.
> It is not only about old links working, it is also about leaving unused
> pages with obsolete content on a wiki which upgraded to the latest version.
> The argument "confuse with real pages, show up in pagelists and searches"
> is valid and also needs addressing. Maybe a Summary: line like "Redirects
> to RealPage" will help?
> Petko
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