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

Frank H. Ellenberger frank.h.ellenberger at
Sat Nov 11 15:51:37 EST 2017

Am 11.11.2017 um 15:55 schrieb 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).

That rises the question "why get the recent documents no better Google
ranking?" Something we are doing wrong there. To fix it, it might be
useful if you could be more precise, e.g. Which expression were you
searching, on which server are which results (www or wiki/lists/code). I
could imagine, wiki gets a better ranking than wiki because there is
more activity, but it might also be a suboptimal configuration of
robots.txt or similar.

> 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 I continue to question what purpose this inaccurate, outdated, unmaintained, and misleading set of pages serves.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!”

That reminds me of Cato who finished each speech in the roman senate
with "Ceterum censeo Carthaginem delendam esse." ;-)

So if nobody else is interested I could move them below user:fell.

> David


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