[SeaBIOS] [RFC] Add SeaBIOS wiki documents to git repo

Markus Armbruster armbru at redhat.com
Wed Dec 17 15:13:32 CET 2014

"Kevin O'Connor" <kevin at koconnor.net> writes:

> On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 01:01:59PM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>>   Hi,
>> > I'm not sure if doing this is a good idea.  It would be nice to have
>> > the documents in version control, and it would be good to allow
>> > patches to simultaneously update the code and documentation.  However,
>> > modifying wiki syntax from an editor isn't that easy.
>> I don't see editing wiki syntax in $editor as a problem.
> The really long lines are annoying to work with.  git-send-email even
> complains about lines over 998 characters long.

A sufficiently powerful editor (Emacs: visual-line-mode) should make it
somewhat less annoying.  Alternatively, edit *only* in an editor, and
avoid long lines.

>> But what is the plan for the wiki then?  Discontinue?  Switch to
>> read-only and update from git?  Two-way sync between wiki+git?
> Update the wiki from git.  Right now, only I have write access to the
> wiki anyway (as no one has requested a wiki account).  A solution
> other than a wiki is also possible, but that wasn't something I was
> thinking of, at least in the short term.

Should two-way become desirable, a Wiki backed by git and included as a
submodule could be practical.

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