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RE: todo (was: RE: Questions about future)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Lawyer []
> Sent: Monday, May 01, 2000 6:30 PM
> To: Gregory Leblanc
> Cc: ldp-discuss@lists.linuxdoc.org
> Subject: Re: todo (was: RE: Questions about future)
> On Mon, May 01, 2000 at 01:25:15PM -0700, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > This is a HUGE job.  IMHO, we need to expand upon the 
> documents that we have
> > already, namely Mark's HOWTO-HOWTO, Jorge's 
> Using-DocBook-HOWTO, and the
> > mini-HOWTO type document by Serek on CVS.  I think that the 
> whole mess
> > should get pushed into one larger GUIDE, with several chapters.
> If we want people to volunteer to write HOWTOs who know next to
> nothing about CVS, Docbook, etc., we need to keep it simple and short.
> While I like the idea of a long Guide I think there also needs to be
> something much shorter.  I learned LinuxDoc (or at least enough to
> write a HOWTO in it) from the 3-page (printed) example.sgml document.
> So I think there should be both a short document (say equal to about
> 10 printed pages) and a long one for those who want to delve into more
> details (and create better docs).  In the short document little would
> be said about CVS and it would be suggested to submit docs by email
> until one learns more about CVS. 

Sounds good to me.  I'll go look for this LinuxDoc example.sgml, and perhaps
see what we can do with it and send it around a bit, in DocBook.  

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