Re: [i10n] Installation Manual Updates
On Sunday 09 May 2004 21:56, David Nusinow wrote:
> On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 04:02:53PM +0200, Miroslav Kure wrote:
> > Points 1.1 - 1.4: Why do you want to remove such a great info? I think
> > it is important to mention Debian is something more than just "another
> > Linux distribution".
> Because they don't belong in the installation manual. At all. When
> people are going to install Debian, that's what they care about, not
> copyrights. We can safely assume that if they're reading about Debian at
> all, they'll find this, especially if we point them to the about Debian
> page, which I plan to do in the first chapter.
I agree with Miroslav here. Note that the manual is also likely to be included
as a printed document by some Debian CD vendors. I think especially for this
use it is very valuable information. And the current text is generally well
The manual is mainly focussed at Debian newbies. I like the idea of giving
them some background info on just what they have downloaded/purchased,
especially as Debian is not your run of the mill, pay through your nose piece
Please keep these sections in for now. At this stage I think it is more
important to get the 'real' content up to date with the installer.
I'd also like to hear the views of Joey and Martin on this first.
P.S. I haven't been able to look at your full proposal yet. Probably tomorrow.