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Re: Proposed announcement etc, 2.nd revision



On mar, 08 fév 2000, Stein Gjoen à écrit
>jdd wrote:
>> 
>> On lun, 07 fév 2000, Stein Gjoen à écrit
>> >Gregory Leblanc wrote:
>> 
>> >
>> >Secondly the mini-HOWTOs reside at /usr/doc/HOWTO/mini/
>> >and you also have the /usr/doc/HOWTO/unmaintained
>> >and all these splits causes extra complexity while
>> >making use of grep harder. Why not put it all under
>> >       /usr/doc/HOWTO/ ?
>> 
>> don't. graficals file browsers don't like at all hudge number of files in
>> the same folder. kfm, for example, get confused in my suse 6.3
>> ../HOWTO/html folder where are sgml2html filtered howto's (this x the
>> number of files by 10)
>
>Strange, Netscape doesn't seem to have this problem and I
>cannot see why it should be a problem at for graphical
>browsers in general.
>

it's not a browser problem, but a file manager one, even for the *.bz
files, when too many file are in the same folder, kfm waits forever
reading icons and files (don't try to scan /dev, for example)

>However you do point out something we are missing:
>an index.html file in the /usr/doc/HOWTO/ directory
>to give a more friendly list of files. I see we
>already have a HOWTO-INDEX available in HTML format.
>Unfortunately this is rendered into 6 separate files
>so what about making a brief index, and then point
>to the HOWTO-INDEX for a more comprehensible list?
>
>On this Redhat 5.0 machine the structure is
>/usr/doc/HOWTO                              - text files
>/usr/doc/HOWTO/other-formats/html   - HTML files
>The index file will have to be tailored to the
>structure in order to make it usable.

good

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