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----- Original Message -----
From: "John Belmonte" <>
To: <>
>Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2000 1:12 AM
>Subject: about the Lua wiki
>I have to ask, why are you translating the Lua manual onto the wiki?  I
>don't think that is useful for several reasons.  The Lua manual is an
>official text so it shouldn't be in a malleable form like a wiki.  It will
>take a lot of work to keep the wiki version up to date.  Having all the
>manual text will make wiki searching slower, and all the manual pages will
>distract everyone from the main point of the wiki which is for the
>to make its own knowledge base.  I really recommend just making a link to

I thought it could be a useful base for links to other topics in the
swiki-pages to have the manual in swiki-syntax.
But the more I work on it, the more I think that you´re right :)
It´s a lot of work...
Perhaps the others could post their position about that.