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Item9209: Category topics in System web show SEARCH generated garbage

Priority: CurrentState: AppliesTo: Component: WaitingFor:
Normal Closed Engine   Main.KennethLavrsen
Take a look at a topic like UserToolsCategory.

You get info like

* * %IF{ "context passwords_modifyable" then="" else="" }% : * * * ...

Most of the info is like this. Best case this is useless. Worst case it is harmful.

We need a human generated list. We need humans to decide what topics are shown and what the summary text should be.

Long term we should put this information in a form a hidden setting. But for now a manually generated list would do just fine in some cases.

Some of the other category pages list plugins that happen to list the category topic in their plugin page. But it is just noise.

I will start doing some non-search versions of the category topics.

-- KennethLavrsen - 27 Jun 2010

I am taking the occation to also clean up the navigation mess we have built up in the old project.

I am eliminating a few topics as well that are orphans or were meant to be navigational nodes. Multiple navigational nodes means a mess. I am reducing them to fewer.

Removing StartingPoints and instead using UsersGuide for same purpose.

Removing MoveTopic an orphan small topic that contains wrong text and broken link.

-- KennethLavrsen - 29 Jun 2010

Removing also RegistrationApprovals. The purpose of this topic was to protect viewing the temporary files used when you register.

These are now much more safely stored in working so this can be removed.

-- KennethLavrsen - 29 Jun 2010

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Summary Category topics in System web show SEARCH generated garbage
ReportedBy KennethLavrsen
Codebase trunk
SVN Range
AppliesTo Engine
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
WaitingFor KennethLavrsen
Checkins Foswikirev:7941 Foswikirev:7989 Foswikirev:7995 Foswikirev:7996
TargetRelease minor
ReleasedIn 1.1.0
Topic revision: r9 - 04 Oct 2010, KennethLavrsen
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