[PATCH] Allow application to use a website for documentation.

Michael Pyne mpyne at purinchu.net
Sun Aug 24 01:40:00 BST 2008

On Saturday 23 August 2008, Allen Winter wrote:
> On Saturday 23 August 2008 17:19:55 Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > On Thursday 21 August 2008, Tom Albers wrote:
> > > Attached is a - straightforward - patch that makes it possible to
> > > call setDocumentationAddress( website ) on the KAboutData object. If
> > > the help function in the menu is used, not the KHelpCenter will
> > > launch, but the default browser with that website.
> >
> > Shouldn't this be discussed on kde-doc-english? I'm not talking about
> > the patch, but the actual concept (i.e. replacing offline docbook
> > documentation with a online wiki documentation). As Krzysztof already
> > pointed out there are serious drawbacks with regard to translation.
> > There are surely other drawbacks the documentation experts will point
> > out if you ask them about this idea.
> The idea of using wiki-doc is being discussed on kde-doc-english
> and there is strong opposition there.

I think something nice would be to provide the option of adding to the Help 
menu "<appname> Wiki" instead of replacing the khelpcenter link with the wiki.  
Even if non-translated having an up-to-date wiki to Google search key terms 
for can be better than having a translated but out-of-date documentation.

 - Michael Pyne
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