[OpenLayers-Dev] [Fwd: [OpenLayers-Trac] [OpenLayers] #2344: label offset not working as documented]

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Mon Nov 9 11:23:41 EST 2009

On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 07:54:46AM -0800, Mark Williams wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 7:49 AM, Christopher Schmidt
> <crschmidt at metacarta.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 07:21:07AM -0800, Mark Williams wrote:
> >>
> >> It strikes me as very odd that the only obvious link to the
> >> documentation is for the latest release, and the only obvious link to
> >> the examples is for trunk. And the two links are right next to each
> >> other, and right at the top of the home page!
> >
> > I agree that's a bug, but I maintain it's a bug in the other direction:
> > that is, the problem is that the link is to the 2.8 docs, not that the
> > examples point to trunk.
> >
> > That said, I've gone ahead and changed the link to point to
> > http://dev.openlayers.org/releases/OpenLayers-2.8/examples/ , since
> > there's now 3 dissenting opinions and no supporting ones. I just feel
> > like we're losing a fair amount of value as a result.
> >
> I would be all for having both links, for each of them.
> Also, I think the release examples should be fixed (ie
> example_list.html/js) before pointing a link there. I realize they
> work once you select them, but its a mess compared with the trunk
> examples...

I don't think we should overcomplicate the links on the homepage more
than we already have; perhaps it would just be best to get rid of the 
examples link entirely? You can use the examples better after you've checked
out from SVN or a release anyway.

Christopher Schmidt

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