Talk:GNOME tips

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There is a lot of gnome 2.x information here, I would like to start removing that information and make this article relate to gnome 3.x only.

Given the nature of our distro, I see no point in maintaining documentation on outdated software. Comments? --stefanwilkens 11:32, 15 January 2012 (EST)

There's no point in really maintaining it, but also no need to delete this info. This wiki is useful for users of many distros (and OSes, for that matter), so it would be more humane to somehow isolate it, in separate sections or a separate article as necessary. -- Corvinus 12:00, 15 January 2012 (EST)
Yes, please for now just isolate the Gnome legacy information in a separate section at the bottom of the page. Actually we did have a GNOME 2 article that was split when GNOME 3 was moved to GNOME, but GNOME 2 was later deleted since GNOME 2 is no longer supported by Arch. Nonetheless, I really don't know if some of the outdated tips here can somehow apply for example to MATE, I'd like to read the opinions of more informed users. -- Kynikos 15:52, 16 January 2012 (EST)
Now this is sad, what is the sence of isolating it, if it will be deleted because "not supported by Arch"? Why not just leave note at the top of such pages and leave them be? -- Corvinus 06:24, 17 January 2012 (EST)
I asked to isolate the outdated tips (well you did first in your previous reply) right because it's not decided yet whether to delete them or not. What is sure is that they don't belong here since this page is related to GNOME, meaning GNOME 3. After they have been isolated, we can move them to a GNOME Legacy or GNOME 2 Tips article, or, as I said, to a MATE Tips article, if they apply there; otherwise they should be deleted since there's no point in keeping them here. -- Kynikos 15:16, 17 January 2012 (EST)
I think you misunderstood me, I agreed that it should be isolated, but argued for not deleting it afterwards (which would negate any sense of isolating). I think that the resulting articles or sections should be marked outdated (with note on top) and left to be.
Yeah probably I slightly misunderstood your first sentence :P We agree on moving the outdated tips in a separate article, but let's do that once they'll be all grouped in the isolated section. I don't think this should make Stefanwilkens' work more difficult, let's wait for his opinion. -- Kynikos 10:43, 18 January 2012 (EST)