Documents vs. Sections
I think the best way to provide sections with doc-base is to include
them in some sort of a registration file:
Abstract: Linux has native support for hardware usually found in laptops,
like PCMCIA and APM.
I think this are the only three things interesting (am I missing
I will work on the transition from my free form ascii structure to this
format (because I can easily strip additional fields for internal use by me ;)
If it is too difficult to make the parser intelligent enough to keep
Sections: and Documents: apart, please rename the Section: field of
documents. Probably to Placement: or Location:.
It would probably be a good idea to forbid Section: fields in package
registrations by default. The reasons are explained in my other mails and
are not repeated here. It would then be a bug for a package to have a
Location: field that does not match with any Section: (this check would be
An optional line:
will be used if Section is only virtual. In this case, it is an error to
place a document under the Section: name. Instead, it should use a valid
non-link name, as links may be deleted or changed (and then no document
registration should be needed to change). Links are only for convenience of
the user, like /usr/bin/X11.
The point is that a document is not allowed to register under a link name,
it has to use the proper Section: name.
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