[rt-users] The RT Wiki - Restructure (start using categories?)

Ruslan Zakirov ruz at bestpractical.com
Tue Nov 29 06:31:07 EST 2011

Hello Bart,

It would be great to see more structure on the wiki. I think "wiki
chief editor" position is vacant, unfortunately it's not paid, but
much appreciated.

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 2:54 PM, Bart <bart at pleh.info> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've created an account on Wikia in order to do some editing on the RT wiki:
> http://requesttracker.wikia.com/wiki/HomePage
> There are a few things that I want to add, but I'm kinda confused by the
> structure O_o
> I've noticed that only a handfull of articles contain a categorie, these
> categories are viewable on this page:
> http://requesttracker.wikia.com/wiki/Special:Categories
> These categories are a nice way of structuring content, people only have to
> add a page with the proper categorie and it will be displayed on the
> categorie page.
> In addition you have the ability to add specific information/explanation to
> each categorie page as shown on this page:
> http://requesttracker.wikia.com/wiki/Category:3.8.9
> The thing I'm missing on the main page is a link to all categories, this
> would make browsing the wiki allot easier.
> In addition what I'm missing is a structure of the categories + allot of
> pages aren't categorized.
> I feel that the structure could be better, and with a better structure it
> would make adding articles allot easier + they will become visible by simply
> viewing a categorie specific page where everything is alphabetized (no need
> for creating a link to article X on certain pages).
> If I were to think-up a structure and start to re-organize the categories
> (edit pages to point to the new structure), would this upset someone (I hope
> not ^_^)?
> I'd first want to roughly draw the categorie structure and verify it with
> the mailing-lists before starting to edit anything. (basically think before
> act)
> Let me know your thoughts, I feel that I have some time to work on the wiki
> so hopefully with some input from others it will be possible to freshen up
> the wiki.
> -- Bart
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Best regards, Ruslan.

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