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Can't stop messing with the documentation.

I want to include a reasonable introduction to what I mean by topic
trees, but I also don't want people to fall asleep thinking they have to
read it. So I'm trying to find a balance between making the information
easily available (early in the docs) and setting expectations
appropriately. Maybe this current version will make me happier.
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1 parent e377050 commit d31aa90a5a56d56bf410e28fadd6403758b52934 Malcolm Tredinnick committed Jul 12, 2009
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  2. +8 −7 docs/{introduction.rst → what.rst}
@@ -2,8 +2,8 @@
You can adapt this file completely to your liking, but it should at least
contain the root `toctree` directive.
-Documentation For Acacia
+Acacia: Simple Topic Trees For Django
Acacia is a small Django application that provides hierarchical topic or
category objects. Other Django applications can then use the topic trees to
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ Contents:
.. toctree::
:maxdepth: 2
- introduction
+ what
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
+What Are Topic Trees?
Topic Trees Versus Tagging
@@ -39,8 +39,8 @@ last decade has shown that. However, if you need a more structured system, it
is worth using a proper tree-like modelling scheme, rather than trying to fake
the names with tags.
-Topic Trees Are Trees Plus Some Extras
+Trees With Some Extra Features
If you are in a situation where an hierarchical labelling system is
appropriate, it might seem that you are somewhat be spoilt for choice. There
@@ -59,8 +59,9 @@ topics or categories using a human-readable name. Internally, the nodes in the
tree are not stored or related in that fashion, so some conversion functions
are always necessary.
-What Acacia Provides
+Acacia's Approach
Acacia has been developed to provide an extra layer of wrapper functions in
order to make those common lookup patterns (and similar manipulations) easy. It

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