[maemo-community] Orphan page update

From: Dave Neary dneary at maemo.org
Date: Mon Nov 9 11:39:36 EET 2009
Hi all,

All the easy pickings are gone now - we're down to 103 orphaned pages,
and to get that lower we're going to need to start modifying and
organising content, all the pages that could just be deleted have been

One example of an orphaned page, and how we might get rid of it:

* Maemo.org writers crash course

Headed: "This page is a DRAFT being discussed in the maemo-community
list" - if memory serves, the draft dates from before the Summer holidays.

Goal of the page: Inform people who want to help improve maemo.org what
the entry points are, and how they can get started.

So - questions we can ask:
* Is the goal of the page being met?
 - Partly, still missing instructions on adding events, adding pages to
Downloads, and contributing to the wiki
* Can the page benefit from being renamed?
 - Perhaps, I thought it was a page for writing guidelines from the
title, rather than instructions on helping out with maemo.org
* Where would the page fit in the hierarchy?
 - It could probably go into the "Community" block on the front page of
the wiki, and could definitely go in the "Getting involved" page.
 - It's worth asking if there are other similar resources that could be
grouped together in one new page, which would fit in the hierarchy more
neatly? In this case, I think "not yet".

So - how do we un-orphan it?

 - Suggest a name change: "Writing maemo.org content"
 - Add a link to the page in "Getting involved"
 - Consider adding a link in the community block of the wiki front page
(although that block is currently getting a bit long, so probably not).
 - Add missing content!!! (TODO)

And we just need to do that process for 102 other pages.

Anyone have some time to do this for one page today?

There is one namespace which I think we should leave be for the moment -
and that's Mer: there are about 20 pages starting Mer/ and I guess it
will be up to that project's maintainers how they organise that content
to ensure that it's linked to from the wiki.

Thanks all!

maemo.org docsmaster
Email: dneary at maemo.org
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