[OLPC library] extensive surgery to [[Getting started]] for Help/manuals vs. old start

Seth Woodworth seth at laptop.org
Thu Nov 13 12:24:05 EST 2008


Thanks for your help S.  This is soo important with machines arriving
on people's doorsteps in as little as 6(!) days

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 2:45 AM, S Page <info at skierpage.com> wrote:
> In the wiki "About the XO" navigation section, "Help using the XO" goes
> to http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Getting_started , but nobody updated this
> for the nifty Help activity/manual for 8.2.0.
> Please take a look.
> --> Is the Help activity is the same as http://www.laptop.org/manual/ ?
> --> is there a version number hidden in the manual?
> --> what's the title of this manual?
> I removed references to the obsolete [[User_Guide]] and
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/User:Walter/sandbox
> I move http://laptop.org/start into an "Earlier releases" section
> --> It's beautiful, but I assume the Help activity/manual obsoletes it?
> The "Getting started" collection
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Image:Xo-start-13.xol seems to be a
> reformatted version of this, so I added it as a third downloadable format.
> [[Getting started]] still has a bunch of links to pages within
> http://laptop.org/start
> --> Should I kill them all, replace them for 8.2 and move them to a
> "Guides to releases before 8.2 section", or ??  (The general approach
> depends on the the status of earlier release info in the wiki -- I'll
> send separate e-mail.)
> I tried to clean up http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Manuals as well, replaced
> links to the obsolete Documentation page, etc.
> It's  almost 3am in Cambridge and people are still working there?!
> Thanks for all you do,
> --
> =S Page
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