Version references in documentation
janssens-geert at telenet.be
Tue Jul 20 04:31:48 EDT 2010
On Monday 19 July 2010, Thomas Bullock wrote:
> Geert and others,
> The discussion about version references in code for soon to be reached 2.4
> makes me realize I need to find out the conventional wisdom regarding
> version references in documentation.
> Recent emails mentioned that the existing documentation is last current for
> version 1.8. Current stable is 2.2.9 and soon to be 2.4 in the not
> distant future, it seems to me it would be useful to indicate the version
> number on at least the "how-to-use-feature" instructions. Some present
> features are not even documented yet from remarks made in the user and
> developer's lists.
> Has this idea been considered and rejected? If so, can anyone share the
> reasoning behind that position?
As far as I know it hasn't been considered yet.
I think the idea was to have a set of documentation per release, but this
didn't work out for 2.2.
I'm not sure what the best way to deal with this is.
P.S. I'm in holidays now, so I won't be following the list regularly for a
couple of weeks.
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