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- Subject: Question...
- From: User one account <>
- Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 22:18:09 -0500
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- Resent-Date: 2 Mar 2000 03:37:38 -0000
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When I first thought about writing a HOWTO, I wrote to
email@example.com with my ideas etc. as described in the New Authors
section of the HOWTO-HOWTO. After a lengthy wait, with no response, I wrote to
one of the more prolific contributors to ldp-discuss (not wanting to complain
publicly about stuff I was not familiar with) and was told on 31 Jan 2000:
"This is deprecated ; I suggest you send the HOWTO to ldp-submit instead"
Which I did. I'm still not really happy with the response via lid-submit but
at least I got response.
My question is, why, a month later, is the HOWTO-HOWTO, with its "depreciated"
address still the first link in the AUTHORS/CONTRIBUTE box at
http://www.linuxdoc.org and why hasn't it (the HOWTO-HOWTO) been changed to
reflect the proper submission procedures?
Dead e-mail addresses and slow, or no, responses probably do more to alienate
new authors than any amount of sgml-izing or reformating requirements do.
Thanks for your time.
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