Re: bad press at www.linuxworld.com
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 07:59:17PM -0300, Carlos Barros wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 11:26:58AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > On 14-Sep-00, 02:58 (CDT), Joey Hess <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > If you ignore all of his nasty mudslinging, his gripes are the
> > > following:
> > >
> > > The boot-floppies:
> > > - Identify themselves as the debian rescue floppy which is certianly
> > > confusing if you don't read documentation.
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > Imagine my sympathy. This is someone passing himself off as a reviewer,
> > but he can't be bothered to read the docs?
> > Now, there are definitely places where the install could be improved,
> > (this is news?), but I'm really tempted to ignore people who can't be
> > bothered to read the owners manual. This is an operating system, not a
> > toaster.
> That reminds me a issue... Is there a vendor selling debian potato
> including a printed manual about the instalation and upgrade documents?
> Some people want a book...
> One thing not so clear is the location of rescue disks and the documents for
> a person new to debian.
I agree with this. Location of rescue disks is really hard to guess.
> Carlos Barros.
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Please don't send proprietary format documents, I can't (and don't want to) open them.
Appreciated are open-source formats like .txt or .rtf. Dvi, ps or tex files are welcome.