Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 10:51:50 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: OT: wikipedia or ...?
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> From: Don Henderson
> Using the SEARCH button all of the following search terms
> list the page "Re-ordering Variables"
> - retain
> - order variables
how about: order columns?
> - order
> - reorder
> - re-order (admittedly this one takes you to the Talk page)
'order again' is not the same as 'change (the) order (of)'
> - change order
side note: YeahBut: 'change order' is a document
specifying work to be done
that is different from that described
in the original Requirements Specifications
> I will leave it to others to identify other search terms that
> should find the page.
ok, if I understand you correctly
you are saying that writers need to understand how the search engine
and choose their vocabulary carefully.
I agree with that.
note2self: test the search engine
> Categories that are relevant and well-defined ease in the
> The problem with the category that you have
> called FAQ
that was my original point with category:index
> is that virtually everything in the Sasopedia can
> be the answer to an AQ, if not an FAQ. So to Howard's point
> (at least I think it was Howard's point), the FAQ category is
> so broad and would include so many items that it becomes
> impossible to use (too many clicks).
Ok, I'll conceed to "Too many clicks!"
Let me reframe my suggestion as:
Writers need to think not just once,
but twice about the name of their articles.
I think I am still unclear as to what wikipedia mechanism
I can use to index the articles.
As I see it now,
-- and I have not done the wiki tutorial --
I do not think it appropriate to make an article
i.e.: an index entry,
that only refers or redirects user to another article.
> Well defined topical categories and search is the way to go IMO.
Do you propose that we writers replace the category:FAQ
with the word FAQ in our articles?
Ron making my taxonomy and checking it twice