Fixing www.gnucash.orgs/docs

John Ralls jralls at
Fri Nov 18 17:46:56 EST 2011

On Nov 18, 2011, at 1:44 PM, Geert Janssens wrote:

> On vrijdag 18 november 2011, Christian Stimming wrote:
>> Dear David,
>> indeed. The 1.8 tutorial shows up first, even though robots.txt clearly
>> says this URL should not go into the index.
>> @Developers: What do we do?
>> - Delete the v1.8 (and v1.6 and v2.0) docs altogether from the web page
>> - Move them to different location, such as $root/docs/old/*
>> - Do nothing
>> Ideas?
> If the 1.8 tutorial still shows up first, that probably means one or several 
> other (high profile) sites are linking to it. In that case, the robots.txt 
> doesn't apply [1]
> v1.6 documentation seems obsolete by now. You can't download that version of 
> GnuCash from sourceforge anymore either. So I'd delete that documentation.
> I'm tempted to say the same for v1.8, and at once also clean this up on 
> sourceforge.
> We may keep v2.0 for now. I would not move it yet, let's see if google picks 
> up 2.4 correctly after v1.8 has been removed. Otherwise I'd propose to move 
> the older docs to $root/docs/old.

There 's a way to override that, explained on

But I think it makes more sense to just move everything except 2.2 and 2.4 into docs/old.

John Ralls

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