Talk:Mac Beginner's Guide

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Should the link for the application link to the website to download it or link to the page(if any) on For example : In the web browser section safari and firefox link to the pages on this wki but the other ones dont. All should link to their websites in my mind. Also , should the links be to the download page? --Nitromaster

I am in the process of restructuring the entire guide and adding a lot more content, so please be patient while I am working on it. --Diatribe 14:10, 11 November 2005 (EST)

Basic restructuring is done. I'll fill in the blanks in the next couple of days and after that will work on non-existing guides, pages that I have linked to. If you want to help with those other guides I'd be more than happy. --Diatribe 15:11, 13 November 2005 (EST)

I added pretty much everything of what I think should be in there, I am sure I have missed some things especially in the links section but I'll go over this again when I have the time. As for the missing guides and articles I'll try to start with these as soon as possible but would be very glad if there would be some help with those. Thanks also to all that have contributed to this guide, as I seem to have missed some small things. --Diatribe 13:32, 20 November 2005 (EST)

Application guides

I don't think that the "Apple software guides" section should link to "Guide to [application]" articles, since none of these exist. Some application articles already contain hints/tips sections, and they can be added to those that don't. Should we just link to the generic application articles instead? --HexMonkey 18:36, 25 November 2005 (EST)

I was thinking about that too but at the time I created them I thought it was better to have them separate. The problem with including them in the generic articles is that they become huge. The iTunes article for example already is gigantic and gets bigger with every update. Because of this I think it would be better to have extra pages for the guides, especially if we are to do them thoroughly and not just write a couple of hints. But we might want to reverse the name into iTunes guide or iPhoto guide. What do you think? --Diatribe 04:45, 27 November 2005 (EST)
I mostly agree with you, although there's still the issue that none of the guides exist at the moment. How about we temporarily link to the application articles at the moment, and once guides are created for each application, we link to them? As for the naming, "[Application] guide" is probably better than "Guide to [Application]" because the pages are then sorted better on the category page (eg you'd go to "M" for a Mail guide rather than "G"). --HexMonkey 05:02, 27 November 2005 (EST)
Yes, sounds good. I just created them to show that we need them. If we just link to the app articles we need another place for requested guides, as nobody would see that these articles are requested. It just seems like I won't be having the time this year to make more than 1 or 2 guides myself so I definitely need the help.--Diatribe 11:05, 27 November 2005 (EST)
I've edited the article to link to the application pages. A list of the requested guides is now on the new Requested Articles page. --HexMonkey 16:14, 27 November 2005 (EST)


Why is there no P2P section in the software list?