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[Sophie suggested that I ping this list regarding the Wiki Help...]

Hi all,

I've been doing some QA prep work for our upcoming Bugzilla migration
and I've noticed that we have a few different names for the same
online help/wiki resource, and that's confusing. I suggest that we
pick one name and standardize on it everywhere.

Here are a sampling of some of the names and examples of their use:

=> Wikhelp/WIKIHELP

This one is used on the wiki and in the bugtracker:

=> Wiki Help

This one is in the Template:Menu on the wiki:

=> The Help Wiki

Mentioned in the blurb for the 'Documentation' component in Bugzilla:

=> Online Help

This name is given on the wiki, alongside "Wikihelp":

=> LibreOffice Help

The menu option in LibreOffice itself (Help -> LibreOffice Help).

The help site itself (main page) in the form "LibreOffice Help" and
"Welcome to LibreOffice Help!"

=> LibreOffice Application Help

This help site itself (main page) - "Thank you for using the
LibreOffice application help"


One of the issues with the term 'wiki' is that it's very generic. We
have our "regular" wiki at, but we don't
call it the TDF wiki or the LibreOffice Wiki[1], we just call it "the
wiki," which makes the term "Wikihelp" slightly more ambiguous,
especially for newcomers to the project.

Some people might think the name "Wikihelp" refers to help for our
wiki. Some might guess from the name that it's a generally-editable
wiki. But neither are true.

The term "Online Help" avoids the term "wiki," but I feel like it
could be a bit more descriptive. A couple of ideas off the top of my
* Online Help Pages
* Online Help Reference

Because we use the same content to generate the local help, it would
behoove us to choose a name that conveys that connection, e.g.

  Online Help Pages -> Local Help Pages

We want users to instantly recognize that what they're looking at
online is related to what they have available inside LibreOffice (and
vice-versa). We could further emphasize that connection by
differentiating the names in logos/etc:

  ONLINE Help Pages -> LOCAL Help Pages

In LibreOffice itself, the menu option could be "LibreOffice Help Pages."



[1] To be fair, the front page of the wiki does say "Welcome to the
wiki of The Document Foundation", however I've heard "LibreOffice
Wiki", "TDF Wiki", and "the Wiki", with the last term being the most

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