[Bf-committers] Proposal for "View Docs" on Right Click

Benjy Cook benjytcook at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 09:36:08 CEST 2011

+1, but I agree with Martin regarding laying off on tying the API doc with
the Wiki User Manual.

I would be willing to help with the mapping.

On Oct 25, 2011 9:10 AM, Martin Bürbaum <martin.buerbaum at gmx.at> wrote:

> Sean Olson <seanolson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Additionally, we would have to decide on exactly how to do this UI wise.
> > There are a number of options.
> >
> > 1. Additional Menu Item  - So we would have 'View User Docs' and
> > 'View API Docs'
> >
> > 2. Tie User Docs and API docs together in wiki.  So if you go to
> > 'View Docs' there would be a link from the API docs to the User
> > docs and vice versa
> >
> > My personal preference is the additional menu item.  I feel that Users
> > rarely want to look at API docs, but devs often look at both.
> If I'm allowed to chime in here, I agree that the 1. option would be a good
> idea. But I'd call the menu options simply "Help" for the User doc and
> "View/Show development documentation" for the API stuff etc.
> That looks clearer to me at least and probably the average user as well.
> (Personally I use the API docs at times).
> Option 2 "Tie User Docs and API docs together in wiki" probably would
> create either a mess or would branch out in the wiki anyway - depending on
> the implementation.
> Cheers,
> Martin
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