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- To: User one account <>
- Subject: Re: Question...
- From: Joshua Drake <>
- Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2000 21:46:55 -0800
- Organization: LinuxPorts and the LDP
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- Resent-Date: 2 Mar 2000 05:50:17 -0000
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You are absolutely right. We should update the HOWTO-HOWTO.
User one account wrote:
> 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.
> Bob Schultz
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