Please, Oh, Please, Can we delete the (10 year old and counting) Draft Concept Guide on the Wiki?

Adrien Monteleone adrien.monteleone at
Sat Nov 11 14:27:58 EST 2017

They should go, but if there are any objections for some reason, I recommend at least adding a NO FOLLOW rule to the site’s htaccess file. That way these archives won’t show up in search results. I would say such rules should be included for any outdated material.


> On Nov 11, 2017, at 9:20 AM, Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at> wrote:
> Op zaterdag 11 november 2017 15:55:37 CET schreef David T. via gnucash-devel:
>> Okay,
>> Once again, I search Google for some aspect of GnuCash functionality, and
>> ONCE AGAIN, one of the top hits there is the 10 year old Draft Concept
>> Guide lurking on the wiki. Not the ACTUAL, CURRENTLY-MAINTAINED Tutorial
>> and Concept Guide. No. The ***Draft Concept Guide*** (ostensibly invisible
>> on the gnucash wiki).
>> As my subject line suggests, I believe this set of pages should BE REMOVED
>> FROM THE WIKI. I know, I know—I’ve said it before. But, since the pages are
>> still there, it bears repeating.
>> I continue to question what purpose this inaccurate, outdated, unmaintained,
>> and misleading set of pages serves. The only reason I have heard is that
>> they might serve as a set of templates for other pages. I think that this
>> is a specious argument; first, there does not seem to be much on the wiki
>> that uses many wiki features; and second, if users need more technical
>> guidance, there are numerous sources online to serve as guidance.
>> I say, “Draft Concept Guide—BEGONE!”
>> David
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> As far as I'm concerned they can go.
> Geert
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