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Re: new HOWTO request

> > 
> > On Fri, 3 Mar 2000, Amir Malik wrote:
> > 
> > > I would like to contribute by writing a HOWTO somewhere along 
> > > the lines of...
> > > "Enterprise Linux Servers, A to Z" or something like that. The 
> > > HOWTO will cover everything related to setting up a high-end 
> > > enterprise server environment, installing the proper software, 
> > > and securing your network.
> > >
> > > I haven't really found any HOWTO that has this in an all-in-one 
> > > format, for easy reference.

> Hugo.van.der.Kooij@caiw.nl wrote:
> > 
> > I don't feel (but that is just MY view) that one should create a HOWTO
> > just because the information is not put together in one document.
> > 
On Sat, Mar 04, 2000 at 12:26:24PM -0500, Mark Komarinski wrote:

> I disagree.  It would be nice to have a document like this, even if it has
> pointers to already-existing HOWTOs. Certainly duplicating information is

I agree with Mark on this.  HOWTOs are supposedly task oriented and
not only include pointers to existing HOWTOs but to Man Pages,
documentation on other programs, and to all types of docs on the web.
A HOWTO with many links needs to be frequently updated and this is
another argument for automating the submission of HOWTO updates. 

                        David Lawyer

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