Yelp has runtime conditional processing for both Mallard and DocBook, so you can show different content to users in different environments. For example:

<p if:test="platform:gnome-classic">We only show this in classic mode.</p>
<p if:test="platform:unity">We only show this in Unity.</p>
<p if:test="platform:fedora">We only show this in Fedora.</p>
<p if:test="platform:fedora-22">We only show this in Fedora 22.</p>

Read more about Yelp’s runtime conditional info and Mallard’s conditional tokens. To my knowledge, no other help system does this kind of automatic runtime conditional processing. After some conversations with Endless folks at GUADEC, I realized we’re still missing some cases. I want to make this better.

I’ve put together a short three-question survey. Please fill it out with information from each different kind of machine you have access to.

If you’re running GNOME Builder with an unpatched vte, you may have noticed the annoying notification control sequence in Builder’s embedded terminal. Christian Hergert told me there’s a vte patch that fixes this, but it hasn’t been merged upstream. He also told me the workaround is to unset PROMPT_COMMAND. I’m too lazy to do this every time I open Builder, so this is what’s now in my .bashrc file:

parent=$(ps -ocommand= -p $PPID | awk -F/ '{print $NF}' | awk '{print $1}')
if [ "x$parent" = "xgnome-builder" ]; then