[IAEP] Getting started
fgrose at gmail.com
Sat Nov 26 11:20:08 EST 2011
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 9:44 AM, Iain Brown Douglas <
> iain at browndouglas.plus.com> wrote:
>> I invite you to review and edit my contribution ...
>> My starting point:
>> 1. Target audience. Experimentally minded non technical
>> individual/family with no previous linux experience. Viewable on any
>> 2. I am still uncertain about the <- Linked pages -> format I have used.
>> My objective was to improve orientation.
>> 3. I well recognise that if adopted this contribution would increase
>> Is there an existing road map for improving entry level material on the
>> 4. How to improve intermediate level presentation?
>> a) the page could move on to intermediate level topics, such as
>> b) "Getting started" could be limited to Sugar_on_a_Stick?
>> 5. How to deal with intermediate level and avoid duplication on the
>> For instance,
>> (a page I have so far excluded) starts ok ... is there a mechanism
>> to archive and regenerate pages?
> The wiki inherently maintains an archive visible on the 'View history' tab
> of any page. Any historical version can be visited (or even linked to) by
> following (or copying) the time-dated link. Any content from the past can
> be copied (after clicking the edit tab) to new content or, if the
> historical page is saved, that version becomes the current version.
> When an historical page is edited, this warning appears, "*Warning: You
> are editing an out-of-date revision of this page.* If you save it, any
> changes made since this revision will be lost."
> The later statement about losing changes only applies to the content of
> the new page; all the changes are still available in the page history.
I've updated the system message to the following:
*Warning: You are editing an out-of-date revision of this page.* If you
save it, any changes made since this revision will not be in the final page.
> No one should worry about causing irrecoverable loss of content or format
> through their efforts to improve the wiki.
>> Example of intermediate level topics.
>> Cannot boot from USB - detail of a CD bootimage and have USB rootfs, or
>> run from CD, using a USB for storage.
>> Link to Fedora hard drive install.
>> Anaconda, liveinst to USB. Is this a superior method?
>> Iain, aka inkyfingers
>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
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