[GNC-dev] Documentation Version Display

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 11:27:06 EDT 2018

On Sat, 25 Aug 2018 at 15:11, Frank H. Ellenberger
<frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am 25.08.2018 um 09:39 schrieb Colin Law:
> > On Sat, 25 Aug 2018 at 02:25, David T. via gnucash-devel
> > <gnucash-devel at gnucash.org> wrote:
> >> ...
> >> I imagine most people would search for “gnucash help” or “gnucash tutorial.”
> >
> > Actually I think the search is very likely to be something like
> > gnucash how to reconcile account
> > which will take one straight into the middle of the tutorial, hence
> > the need for the version on each page.
> No, the recent stable (3.2) is the only version indexed by google. We
> disallow indexing older versions because before the version with most
> links (i.e. 1.x) was listed first.

That does not conflict with what I said, the search will take the user
to the page.  He may not be using the latest version and does not know
that only the latest is indexed, so the page should indicate which
version it is for.


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