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If you think something is wrong with a Wiki page, please fix it. If the problem is larger with this Wiki in general, please add your thoughts on this page and mail the openmoko documentation mailing list. You may just want to read existing proposals and put your vote on them, Wiki Maintainers will appreciate. Wiki maintain agenda.

When adding an issue please

  • Provide a reason
  • Provide your name as vote for the action to be taken (you can automatically enter your username by typing "~~~")
WARNING: Comments without name might be deleted without consideration. We may need to ask for more information before implementing a proposal. Thanks for understanding.


Accepted and implemented requests should be deleted. Rejected requests should be moved to the bottom of the page to avoid requesting them again.

Contents

Wiki Pages

Pages capable of development

Redundant Pages

Tidy up

Pages proposed for deletion

Please help cleaning these: Check if there is a red (nonexisting) link in this table, click it, click "What links here" in the toolbox and update the broken links. When done, remove the deleted entry from this table.

Page Reason Yes Votes No votes
Look & Feel and Look & Feel/de Look & Feel is now a redirect to Artwork which is a totally different subject - therefore many links are unintentionally leading to Artwork Marko Knöbl
Neo software stack only contains of one picture without further explanation Marko Knöbl This page is not implement.coolcat
Openmoko Local User Group, Talk:Openmoko Local User Group, Template:Usergroups duplicate of Openmoko Local Groups Marko Knöbl [Openmoko Local User Group]]had removed, and replaced with [Openmoko Local User Groups]].Template:Usergroupsis a template listed every user user groups page of wiki.
SH1, SH1/es outdated, information was about Neo 1973 shipment Marko Knöbl
SIM/de no english page Marko Knöbl English version move to GSM, So I delete the SIM page. And redirect SIM/de page to GSM/de too. Hope the translater can translate it.coolcat
Wallpaper I think this is too specific for this wiki Marko Knöbl
Installation_guide, Installation guide/it Empty Kempelen, Marko Knöbl
Overview and Talk:Overview purpose of this page is unclear, somehow duplicates the Main Page Marko Knöbl, Kempelen
OpenmokoOldFramework/fr, OpenmokoOldFramework/es, OpenmokoOldFramework/it Very old, Spanish is English, Italian links to deleted pages only Kempelen
Openstreetmap Outdated: Describes a wish which is available in other software, Category:GPS Applications Kempelen
Resources Contention Empty Kempelen
Sample Native-Finger Application, Sample Panel Application Nobody uses these templates Kempelen
Telephony Outdated, broken links Kempelen
Charging_battery_directly It was a very bad page Kempelen

See also: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion

Pages that especially need work

Categories

Main article: Category talk:Categories


CSS

We have discussed design on the mailing list, with the conclusion that revising was not a big priority. However, the wiki should be skinnable from user-space by editing : http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Common.css . And for development, each user can have his/her own CSS to eat his own dogfood. But I can't seem to make this feature work here. Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Monobook MinhHaDuong 12:26, 12 September 2008 (UTC).

Navigation templates

(FYI Description moved to Openmoko_Wiki_Editing_Guidelines#Navigation_templates, Kempelen)

  • The Distributions page feature a non-templated navigation box
  • We should name these templates distinctly. I suggest using a prefix like "NavBox:".
  • Visual design is by hand (not CSS), and not beautiful
  • Need to test positioning at bottom of article.

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Navigation_templates http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Categories,_lists,_and_series_boxes

First discussion in the mailing list (Note: in the middle of a thread about left navboxes)

  • Yes votes: Kempelen (For real wikipedia like navigation templates at the bottom, not at TOC position, we should move this section to editing guidelines as soon as template implementation improves a bit. Do not delete this please!)

DolfjeBot1 proposals

Their is a bot on the openmoko wiki that's controlled by User:Dolfje. If you have tasks for the bot, please put them here. A request has been made to tag DolfjeBot1 user account with the 'bot' flag. Here is the lists of users with permissions at the necessary `bureaucrat' level.

Wiki engine issues

Can we please install/fix the following features for this wiki:

  • Math - the Tex math markup does not work currently. Test:
    • <math> z =\left (1-\left(\frac{P_{ind}}{101.325}\right)^{0.190263} \right ) \times \frac{87.828}{0.00198122} </math>
    • <math> P_{ind} </math>
  • Syntax Highlighting - makes code much more readable
  • GraphViz works with the commonly known dot language - it allows us to draw graphs using easy markup.
  • AnyWikiDraw allows us to draw svg diagrams directly on the wiki page.
  • Make visited links a different color.

Change Sitename

The name of this wiki is currently "Openmoko". I think it should be "Openmoko Wiki" for the following reasons:

Yes votes: Marko Knöbl, Minh

No votes:

OpenmokoIT still do some research now. coolcat

Organize translations

I suggest moving the translations to sub-wikis, like the way wikipedia does it. Currently all translations show up in searches and under category-lists. --Johndoesacc 12:03, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

+1. See issues and solutions for a multilingual mediawiki at: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Multilingual_MediaWiki Also, the correspondence between translation should be maintained with tags: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Interlanguage_links The request has been heard but maybe not in the right places. What is the best operational frequency to ping the hosting engineers for that ? MinhHaDuong 13:02, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

Rejected requests

When a requested Wiki Issue is voted for not to be done, it must be moved here, to make sure it won't get continously requested again.

  • Don't translate the wiki - rejected proposed by Minime August 2007, moved to rejected by Kempelen August 2008: the Documentation Team looks to support the idea.
  • Use namespaces to separate user-oriented and developper-oriented content. Assuming the default namespace is user-oriented that would exclude developper-oriented pages from searches (unless the user ticks the box, but who does ?). And it can't be done purely in the wiki, it needs admin time. Better to use categories and a prefix in the page name (like BlendeWiki). MinhHaDuong
  • Use category pages instead List Pages Good list pages are allowed and encouraged, as the documentation team today agreed on the mailing list. Kempelen 21:27, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
Personal tools

If you think something is wrong with a Wiki page, please fix it. If the problem is larger with this Wiki in general, please add your thoughts on this page and mail the openmoko documentation mailing list. You may just want to read existing proposals and put your vote on them, Wiki Maintainers will appreciate. Wiki maintain agenda.

When adding an issue please

  • Provide a reason
  • Provide your name as vote for the action to be taken (you can automatically enter your username by typing "~~~")
WARNING: Comments without name might be deleted without consideration. We may need to ask for more information before implementing a proposal. Thanks for understanding.


Accepted and implemented requests should be deleted. Rejected requests should be moved to the bottom of the page to avoid requesting them again.

Wiki Pages

Pages capable of development

Redundant Pages

Tidy up

Pages proposed for deletion

Please help cleaning these: Check if there is a red (nonexisting) link in this table, click it, click "What links here" in the toolbox and update the broken links. When done, remove the deleted entry from this table.

Page Reason Yes Votes No votes
Look & Feel and Look & Feel/de Look & Feel is now a redirect to Artwork which is a totally different subject - therefore many links are unintentionally leading to Artwork Marko Knöbl
Neo software stack only contains of one picture without further explanation Marko Knöbl This page is not implement.coolcat
Openmoko Local User Group, Talk:Openmoko Local User Group, Template:Usergroups duplicate of Openmoko Local Groups Marko Knöbl [Openmoko Local User Group]]had removed, and replaced with [Openmoko Local User Groups]].Template:Usergroupsis a template listed every user user groups page of wiki.
SH1, SH1/es outdated, information was about Neo 1973 shipment Marko Knöbl
SIM/de no english page Marko Knöbl English version move to GSM, So I delete the SIM page. And redirect SIM/de page to GSM/de too. Hope the translater can translate it.coolcat
Wallpaper I think this is too specific for this wiki Marko Knöbl
Installation_guide, Installation guide/it Empty Kempelen, Marko Knöbl
Overview and Talk:Overview purpose of this page is unclear, somehow duplicates the Main Page Marko Knöbl, Kempelen
OpenmokoOldFramework/fr, OpenmokoOldFramework/es, OpenmokoOldFramework/it Very old, Spanish is English, Italian links to deleted pages only Kempelen
Openstreetmap Outdated: Describes a wish which is available in other software, Category:GPS Applications Kempelen
Resources Contention Empty Kempelen
Sample Native-Finger Application, Sample Panel Application Nobody uses these templates Kempelen
Telephony Outdated, broken links Kempelen
Charging_battery_directly It was a very bad page Kempelen

See also: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion

Pages that especially need work

Categories

Main article: Category talk:Categories


CSS

We have discussed design on the mailing list, with the conclusion that revising was not a big priority. However, the wiki should be skinnable from user-space by editing : http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Common.css . And for development, each user can have his/her own CSS to eat his own dogfood. But I can't seem to make this feature work here. Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Monobook MinhHaDuong 12:26, 12 September 2008 (UTC).

Navigation templates

(FYI Description moved to Openmoko_Wiki_Editing_Guidelines#Navigation_templates, Kempelen)

  • The Distributions page feature a non-templated navigation box
  • We should name these templates distinctly. I suggest using a prefix like "NavBox:".
  • Visual design is by hand (not CSS), and not beautiful
  • Need to test positioning at bottom of article.

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Navigation_templates http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Categories,_lists,_and_series_boxes

First discussion in the mailing list (Note: in the middle of a thread about left navboxes)

  • Yes votes: Kempelen (For real wikipedia like navigation templates at the bottom, not at TOC position, we should move this section to editing guidelines as soon as template implementation improves a bit. Do not delete this please!)

DolfjeBot1 proposals

Their is a bot on the openmoko wiki that's controlled by User:Dolfje. If you have tasks for the bot, please put them here. A request has been made to tag DolfjeBot1 user account with the 'bot' flag. Here is the lists of users with permissions at the necessary `bureaucrat' level.

Wiki engine issues

Can we please install/fix the following features for this wiki:

  • Math - the Tex math markup does not work currently. Test:
    • <math> z =\left (1-\left(\frac{P_{ind}}{101.325}\right)^{0.190263} \right ) \times \frac{87.828}{0.00198122} </math>
    • <math> P_{ind} </math>
  • Syntax Highlighting - makes code much more readable
  • GraphViz works with the commonly known dot language - it allows us to draw graphs using easy markup.
  • AnyWikiDraw allows us to draw svg diagrams directly on the wiki page.
  • Make visited links a different color.

Change Sitename

The name of this wiki is currently "Openmoko". I think it should be "Openmoko Wiki" for the following reasons:

Yes votes: Marko Knöbl, Minh

No votes:

OpenmokoIT still do some research now. coolcat

Organize translations

I suggest moving the translations to sub-wikis, like the way wikipedia does it. Currently all translations show up in searches and under category-lists. --Johndoesacc 12:03, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

+1. See issues and solutions for a multilingual mediawiki at: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Multilingual_MediaWiki Also, the correspondence between translation should be maintained with tags: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Interlanguage_links The request has been heard but maybe not in the right places. What is the best operational frequency to ping the hosting engineers for that ? MinhHaDuong 13:02, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

Rejected requests

When a requested Wiki Issue is voted for not to be done, it must be moved here, to make sure it won't get continously requested again.

  • Don't translate the wiki - rejected proposed by Minime August 2007, moved to rejected by Kempelen August 2008: the Documentation Team looks to support the idea.
  • Use namespaces to separate user-oriented and developper-oriented content. Assuming the default namespace is user-oriented that would exclude developper-oriented pages from searches (unless the user ticks the box, but who does ?). And it can't be done purely in the wiki, it needs admin time. Better to use categories and a prefix in the page name (like BlendeWiki). MinhHaDuong
  • Use category pages instead List Pages Good list pages are allowed and encouraged, as the documentation team today agreed on the mailing list. Kempelen 21:27, 30 August 2008 (UTC)