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Re: Generated related pages too generic

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan.garbee@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:04:23 -0400
Message-ID: <CANQy2y1hC=+zw=u+Gg+v3cUacAaFc+55utVJc+pDPxFj578bHA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
How do we make what is automatically generated more accurate though?
Without either building/finding an engine that can understand and correlate
the content or adding more stuff into the template to help editors put
meta-data in that makes it more granular.


On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Eliezer Bernart <eliezer.bernart@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hey Folks!
>
> This is happening because the See Also Section [1] template lists all the
> pages that are categorized as "HTML" pages [2].
>
> I agree with Garbee, we can't choose which links will be displayed when
> the template auto generate the list, so we can have a lot of unrelated
> things.The same is happening in other pages that also have this section,
> CSS pages for instance [3].
>
> I also agree that manual related links will be way more effective and
> accurate.
>
> But it's good to keep in mind that removing the automatic listing will
> affect all the pages that are using this section.
>
> Maybe instead of removing the section we could make the topics more
> accurate, and doing this we also could have better suggestions.
>
> Hope that helps.
>
> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Template:See_Also_Section
> [2]
> http://docs.webplatform.org/w/index.php?title=Special:SearchByProperty&offset=0&limit=500&property=Topic+Cluster&value=HTML
> [3] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/vertical-align
>
>
>
>
> Eliezer
>
> @eliezerbernart
> eliezerb
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Jonathan Garbee <
> jonathan.garbee@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The related pages links that are generated by selecting the checkboxes
>> under "Topic Clusters" of the "See Also" section when editing are too
>> general/broad. For example, on the disabled attribute [1] page I am seeing,
>> * BGCOLOR
>> * HTMLAudioElement
>> * Pointer Events Primer
>> * List
>> * height
>> * !doctype
>> * dl
>> * head
>>
>> etc. A bunch of almost completely unrelated things. Is there a reason
>> that these are generated?
>>
>> I think it would be best to remove this generation of links in favor of
>> simply having editors manually cross-link related things. That way we get
>> higher-quality links that are known to be related in some way to the
>> content at hand.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Garbee
>>
>> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/attributes/disabled
>>
>
>
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