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===<s>Rationale for this category</s>===
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== Rationale for this category ==
 
I don't like this category. We already have http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Category:About_Arch_(English) The "funny" thing is http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ArchLinux:About is not there.
 
I don't like this category. We already have http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Category:About_Arch_(English) The "funny" thing is http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ArchLinux:About is not there.
 
Can sb point me to the rationale for this category? To me it's like filing Joker, Penguin, Darth Maul and Skeletor under 'V' for 'villain'. They belong to separate worlds / stories and so do the articles from 'Website Resources' category.
 
Can sb point me to the rationale for this category? To me it's like filing Joker, Penguin, Darth Maul and Skeletor under 'V' for 'villain'. They belong to separate worlds / stories and so do the articles from 'Website Resources' category.
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:So [[Beginners' Guide]] is official, ''official'' or what? http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Index:Official isn't bad but 'Website Resources' is a weird name --[[User:Karol|Karol]] 07:26, 27 May 2010 (EDT)
 
:So [[Beginners' Guide]] is official, ''official'' or what? http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Index:Official isn't bad but 'Website Resources' is a weird name --[[User:Karol|Karol]] 07:26, 27 May 2010 (EDT)
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:: Raise this topic up again. I think this category should be deleted. The reason:
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::# There is an link of [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Main_Page Wiki] on every [http://www.archlinux.org/ pages].  Every page header contains "Home|Packages|Forums|Wiki|Bugs|AUR|Download". So in theory every wiki page is linked and easily accessed by Official Home pages.
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::# This Category itself add little value to the Wiki reader or wiki writer. Only few people such as Official Website maintainer needs to know which pages is linked. If this pages list is really need by someone, a pages with page links is enough. And again, because of Reason 1, maybe this pages should contain all pages on the wiki.
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:: -- [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] 04:56, 22 April 2012 (EDT)

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Rationale for this category

I don't like this category. We already have http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Category:About_Arch_(English) The "funny" thing is http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ArchLinux:About is not there. Can sb point me to the rationale for this category? To me it's like filing Joker, Penguin, Darth Maul and Skeletor under 'V' for 'villain'. They belong to separate worlds / stories and so do the articles from 'Website Resources' category.

Karol 19:22, 26 May 2010 (EDT)

The rationale was that all of these articles are accessed from the official Arch Linux homepage. It was simply to keep an eye on our official documentation so to speak. --thayer 22:34, 26 May 2010 (EDT)
So Beginners' Guide is official, official or what? http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Index:Official isn't bad but 'Website Resources' is a weird name --Karol 07:26, 27 May 2010 (EDT)
Raise this topic up again. I think this category should be deleted. The reason:
  1. There is an link of Wiki on every pages. Every page header contains "Home|Packages|Forums|Wiki|Bugs|AUR|Download". So in theory every wiki page is linked and easily accessed by Official Home pages.
  2. This Category itself add little value to the Wiki reader or wiki writer. Only few people such as Official Website maintainer needs to know which pages is linked. If this pages list is really need by someone, a pages with page links is enough. And again, because of Reason 1, maybe this pages should contain all pages on the wiki.
-- Fengchao 04:56, 22 April 2012 (EDT)