Link to https://help.launchpad.net/Code from project branch listing page

Bug #306569 reported by Barry Warsaw on 2008-12-09
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Launchpad itself
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

A user on #launchpad reported that it was difficult to find information on
using bzr from several pages on Launchpad. For example

https://code.edge.launchpad.net/networkedgraphs

This page (and ones like it) say:

"You can browse the source code for the development focus branch or get a copy
of the branch using the command: bzr branch lp:networkedgraphs" but there is
no explanation of what 'bzr' is or how to get it if your OS doesn't provide it
by default (specific example: the user is on Mac OS X).

The user's suggestion is that the word 'bzr' should be linked to more
information on Bazaar. I suggest it link to

https://help.launchpad.net/Code

There may be more places where this helpful informational link could be added.

Changed in launchpad:
status: New → Triaged
Jonathan Lange (jml) on 2009-02-05
Changed in launchpad-bazaar:
importance: Undecided → Low
Nigel Jones (dev-nigelj) wrote :

I actually agree that the explanation on how to perform certain actions could/should be backed up with at the very least links to help.launchpad.net.

I'm going to go through tomorrow and work out where the information is needed the most.

Changed in launchpad:
assignee: nobody → Nigel Jones (dev-nigelj)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Nigel Jones (dev-nigelj) wrote :

Looking through:

code.lpdomain/<project> on a fresh project (unconfigured code hosting) links to https://help.launchpad.net/Code which is the information from the start.
code.lpdomain/<project> on a project that has a branch set up would be best to either link to the same place, or https://help.launchpad.net/Code/FindingAndDownloading

code.lpdomain/~<user>/<project>/<branchname> has the command for branching/pushing but no other details

I've got a feeling in this case (and other similar spots), that the standard 'Code' page should be linked. At the same time, help.launchpad.net/Code and the subpages, could also be better linked (maybe a template on the right hand side where the contents list is) to make navigation easier to go along with an update.

Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2012-12-19
Changed in launchpad:
assignee: Nigel Jones (dev-nigelj) → nobody
status: In Progress → Triaged
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