[Lazarus] Lazarus helpfiles

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Tue Jul 10 18:19:26 CEST 2012

On Tue, 10 Jul 2012 15:19:59 +0000
Mark Morgan Lloyd <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:

> Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On 10 July 2012 15:07, Mark Morgan Lloyd
> > <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:
> >> That would ensure that minor changes to the Wiki, even though
> >> self-consistent, couldn't screw up the Lazarus IDE...
> > 
> > What do you mean my "screw up"? Meaning the wiki help which might
> > describe the details of an IDE dialog (what I refer to as application
> > help) doesn't exist any more?  I can't say I have ever heard of a case
> > where this has happened.
> No, I'm looking at one, very specific, case. The Lazarus IDE includes an 
> HTML file- I've already said which one several times. That is unarguably 
> part of the IDE, it is not part of the Wiki which is in effect a 
> separate project.
> If somebody changes the headings in the Wiki page referred to by this 
> one file, it effectively breaks the IDE. Now I know that some people 
> will argue that point, but if a prospective user or- $deity help us- a 
> journalist can't get to help information we all know who carries the 
> can: it's seen as a shortcoming of the IDE, even if the change was 
> elsewhere.

The page is a start page to give the user some hints where to start
looking for help.
If you think the links are not persistent enough and you have some
better links please post them so I can change them.


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