[dlang.org] what to do with remaining orphaned pages

Rikki Cattermole via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sun Mar 22 04:10:51 PDT 2015

On 23/03/2015 12:08 a.m., Rikki Cattermole wrote:
> On 22/03/2015 11:54 p.m., anonymous wrote:
>> We recently recovered a bunch of pages that were removed from the menu
>> accidentally [1]. Two pages are still orphaned and I'm not sure what to
>> do about them:
>> http://dlang.org/overview.html
>> This was not part of some $(SUBNAV_*), so removal may have been
>> deliberate. But there's no mention of it in the commit [2], so I'm
>> assuming this was an accident, too.
>> I guess this fits best under Books & Articles. But "Overview" is a bad
>> title then. Suggestions?
>> http://dlang.org/spec.html
>> This is the "Table of Contents" of the language reference. It's mostly
>> links to the other pages of the reference. We don't need it in the menu
>> for that.
>> But it also has links to the PDF, Mobi, and Kindle versions of the
>> language reference. We need those somewhere. Where to put them?
>> [1] https://issues.dlang.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14280
>> [2]
>> https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/dlang.org/commit/e486d39bd071fa00371bc01d55cd9815ee2210b4
> Based upon what I'm seeing in overview, it might need to be updated BUT,
> the idea behind the page would be perfect for e.g. background or "purpose".

With regards to spec, kill it. Kill it with fire. Unless it actually has 
some purpose in the generation of the site? In which case, make should 
auto delete it from the generated directory.
Links to e.g. mobi/pdf should be on the downloads page.

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