[Gtk-sharp-list] Sample programs, acumulated knowledge and documentation

Davide Inglima - limaCAT limacat@libero.it
22 Jul 2003 12:02:34 +0200

On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 20:00, Mike Kestner wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 12:33, Markus Bertheau wrote:

> > Isn't the wiki the best place for this?

> > You don't need to worry about where it fits in the documentation and
> > about xml much in the wiki.

> The wiki is not the optimal repository for the examples.  If we had a
> docs maintainer willing to step up and manage the integration of example
> code posted to the wiki, this might be an option to make contribution
> easier, though.  

> The examples will be harder for people to find if they are in the wiki. 
> The idea of putting them directly in the docs is to make it easier for
> the people learning the API to find example code.  The more you fragment
> the documentation, the harder it is to use.

You are correct on all the line, however in the meanwhile it would be a
good thing if people start posting their examples, hints and tips in the
wiki. People tend to forget quickly how to describe solutions to
problems they solved if they spend too much time before describing them.