Re: Documentation Policy
On Tue, 24 Jun 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jun 1997, Philip Hands wrote:
> > Even if we are, I'm sure it would be easier if every package `foo' had
> > one or more associated `foo-doc' packages.
> From: Christian Schwarz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > We are currently planning such a thing for our own manuals. The
> > discussion was on debian-doc a while ago.
> Can't you find another way to do this? It's simple enough to extract
> the documentation from a package without splitting up the packages.
> If packages start being uploaded with their fundamental documentation
> in other packages, and no dependency on those packages, I'm going to have
> to insist that the maintainers withdraw those packages.
This quotation is not complete and thus incorrect!
I was referring to the Internet www server carrying some documentation for
those, that do not want to install all docs on their system.
-- Christian Schwarz
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