Re: RFC: an introduction to configuring sawfish
Adam (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I have written an introduction to configuring sawfish, called "How To
> Make Sawfish Do Nothing". The official version is and will be at
> http://www.ideogram.com/do-nothing/sawfish.html A text version is
> included below for your convenience.
> The target audience is the novice Linux user who may not even know
> programming but can still benefit from sawfish's configurability.
> The environment assumed is Debian/Woody and GNOME 2. (Instructions
> on how to install GNOME 2 on Debian/Woody will be in another
> Any and all comments are welcome, from technical corrections to style
> suggestions to HTML critiques.
> Eventually I hope to add more in the series such as "How To Make GNU
> Emacs Do Nothing", "How To Make Gnome-Terminal Do Nothing", and "How
> To Make The Gnome Desktop Do Nothing".
> Please do link to the page if you find it worthy.
> Some specific questions I have:
> Right now the instructions use the Configurator to set three
> keybindings that could equally well be set in ~/.sawfishrc. Reasons
> to put it in the .sawfishrc are (1) I seem to run into a bug losing
> the root menu when I set too many keybindings at once, and (2)
> setting them in the .sawfishrc makes the instructions shorter. Which
> do you prefer?
> How do I set a paragraph style not to leave blank lines between
> I am now subscribed to all mailing-lists receiving this message so no
> separate email to me is needed.
Looks good! I cannot see any copyright though. You might consider the
GNU Free Documentation Licence. Just add this to the top of your doc:
Copyright © 2003 your-name (your-email). Permission is granted to copy,
distribute and/or modify this document with no Invariant Sections, with
no Front-Cover texts and with no Back-Cover Texts under the terms of the
GNU Free Documentation License, version 1.1 or any later version,
published by the Free Software Foundation. A copy of the license can be
found at http://www.fsf.org/copyleft/fdl.html
You might also consider posting your docs on the Newbiedoc website
If you join the Newbiedoc list you will find the people very friendly,
and they will guide you through the process.
I will cc this message to the Newbiedoc list.
Chris Lale <email@example.com>