1 Who Be Muddysteel?
Long time computer geek. Started a ways back with BASIC, migrated to COBOL, then Pascal, then C then.. lost count. (Never got much past C++ primers; too much a hack-over of C vs. other from-the-ground-up languages like Java. REALLY interested in Rust and GO, especially since Java did not fuse to the underlying O/S all that well.)
Professionally, software engineer with a pedigree that ranges from discrete real-time control system stuff, to enterprise application apps and the surrounding infrastructure / support. Currently employed with an eye on developing enterprise apps that are from the ground up, built to be secure. Lots of time under the hood with JCE and HSMs of different flavors.
Nosing into Kodi and its Wiki 'cause there's a ton of spare-time work to be done cleaning stuff up - as my experience with Kodi evolves, will turn my Wiki-izing towards those topics I have the opportunity to touch upon. Might even try a (C++) patch or two.. :)
2 Segmenting page info into current/best practices vs. out-of-date
On a per-page basis, it would be helpful to delineate between "current/best practices" and "other" in some manner.
I've been reviewing the Wiki guidelines, FAQs, etc., and do not really see something concrete along these lines.
I'm going to take a stab at this with the LIRC page: My contribs will be limited to the Linux side of things, as my Windoze systems only exist to support stuff that is windows-only (e.g., URC Remote control editor).
I'll ask for some review/feedback as the effort yields something concrete.