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On Jan 20,  9:34am, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> Subject: Re: RAID HOWTOs
> Greg Ferguson wrote:
> >
> > On Jan 20,  9:06am, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > > Subject: Re: RAID HOWTOs
> > > ...
> > > This would also help people who want to help out
> > > with the LDP by taking up maintence of HOWTOs that aren't being
> > > maintained.
> >
> > Would it help if I put together a list of those HOWTO's that haven't
> > been modified in "X" amount of time, with pointers to the docs
> > themselves?
> I've noticed that a lot of the HOWTOs use a timespan of six months in
> "dating" the document.  I.E. if this document is older than six months,
> then check URL for more information.  Does this sound like a reasonable
> timespan for the LDP to adopt?  I realize that some documents will last
> much longer, and some won't last anywhere near that long, but on
> average.
> >
> > We would then have to determine if the doc itself is still relevent,
> > in a given context.
> This should just be a matter of having someone familiar with the subject
> read over it.
> >
> > This is something that could be done quickly. Perhaps the
> > page containing this info would have a "mailto:" pointer
> > that would come back to this list? - "If you are interested in
> > working on/modifying/etc this document click...".
> Sounds good to me.

I have a script to generate this info. Not being sure of what time
amount to use, I simply went against *all* various howto's and
sorted according to the modify date ("stale" to "fresh").

I didn't put the email link in (I can). For now, I'll use the script
to generate a static html page. You can see a copy of the output:


Let me know about format changes, additions, subtractions, etc.

Is this useful?

Greg Ferguson     - s/w engr / mtlhd         | gferg@sgi.com
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