[MediaWiki-l] Installation guide consolidation

Chad innocentkiller at gmail.com
Tue May 27 14:37:18 UTC 2014


On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 7:20 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki at gmail.com>wrote:

> The MediaWiki installation guide is in a very sad state, please help make
> some sense out of it.
> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Thread:Project:Current_
> issues/Installation_guide_consolidation>
> In this thread I show it's composed of
> * 7 logical steps,
> * 8 supposed main manual pages,
> * 27+10 subitems,
> * countless platform-specific instructions,
> all very loosely coordinated (to use an euphemism).
>
>
Please. I made this request some time ago after we rewrote the
installer.

The platform-specific stuff needs the most cutting. It's mostly
duplication of info that's not even platform-specific.

-Chad


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