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Re: Proposed announcement etc, 3.rd revision
- To: "der.hans" <>
- Subject: Re: Proposed announcement etc, 3.rd revision
- From: Stein Gjoen <>
- Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 14:23:02 +0100
- CC: ldp <>
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> On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, Stein Gjoen wrote:
> I think the text for the announcement looks great.
> > WEB PAGES
> > The LDP now has its own dedicated web site as do many of
> > the various translations projects which are linked from
> > the main LDP web site at http://www.linuxdoc.org/
> Got some extra space in here and elsewhere in the manpage. I don't see
> why, but I'm also not familiar with the manpage tools.
I noticed that the very same line was spaced out (!) differently
between two different runs even though the words on that line
was unchanged. I noticed it using tkdiff and I was mystified but
could not find a good reason for what happened.
> I'd like to suggest we start using capitalization for the LinuxDoc domain,
> e.g. http://www.LinuxDoc.org/ or <ldp-announce@lists.LinuxDoc.org>. Just
> my personal preference. I think it looks better.
Sounds good, coming up.
> > MAILING LISTS
> > LDP has a number of mailing lists, mostly of use for
> > authors:
> > <email@example.com>
> > Announcements from the LDP project
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > General discussion on the LDP project
> > To join these lists send a mail with a body of "subscribe"
> > to <email@example.com> or <ldp-dis-
> > firstname.lastname@example.org> respectively. These mail-
> > ing lists are also archived at the LinuxDoc site.
> > FILES
> > Most distributions include the HOWTOs and mini-HOWTOs in
> > the installation
> > /usr/doc/ (most documentation is here)
> > /usr/doc/HOWTO/ (HOWTO files)
> > /usr/doc/HOWTO/mini/ (mini-HOWTO files)
> > SEE ALSO
> > man(1), info(1)
> > info pages as read with emacs(1) or info(1).
> This works great.
> > LOCATION
> > The Multi Disk HOWTO is located at /usr/doc/LDP/
> I think I missed out on part of the discussion, but is there a reason this
> points to /usr/doc/LDP instead of /usr/doc/HOWTO? If it's about HOWTOs I'd
> think it should point at the latter especially since the latter exists :).
The reason is technically known as an error on my part. 8-) That
too will be fixed.
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