[Mono-list] Updating or Redoing go-mono.net

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Sat, 10 Jan 2004 20:12:14 -0500


> We quickly discovered some issues in Mono 0.29's schema support.  I
> posted on this list and somebody quickly jumped in with a patch.  I
> think everyone can guess what came next -- 3 days of frustration as I
> worked through old and incorrect procedures documented in the Mono
> handbook as well as the Faq.  Finally, someone posted a message that
> contained a step by step procedure, which was 95% correct.  I finally
> got Mono to build on day 4 and was able to return to my porting work.

Can you point us to the Mono Handbook and the FAQ errors so we can
correct them?  

As things change quickly, we have not had a chance to update everything
that references this mistaken information.

> What's needed even more than a technical or graphic reworking of the
> site is primarily editorial in nature.  Old, obsolete material needs to
> be cleared away.  FAQ's need to lead you in the right direction.  Broken

Yup, that has been my request about the Monkeyguide on mono-docs-list a
few times.

Am tempted to remove the Monkeyguide from the Mono site until a serious
editorial pass has been done.

> Anyway, this list has been quite helpful to me.  The availability of
> Mono is also helping me reach (and sell) customers I would not otherwise
> be able to service.  I would be happy to help with the editorial work.
> Obviously, I would need lots of help from the much more knowledgeable
> developers that have made Mono what it is today.
> Meanwhile, I need to go work on my Mono port :-)

If you could start posting bug reports to this list, with concrete urls
that are wrong, that would be a fantastic step.