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Re: Documentation Policy

From: Yann Dirson <dwitch%bylbo@ppp-42.a2points.com>
> * it will cost bandwidth when you just want to install either
> binary-only or doc-only, using FTP
> * further more, it will cost money to users as pay for local calls,
> here in France
> * it will cost disk-space on mirror sites, as debian will probably
> support in a quite short term all 6 (soon 7 ?) kernel-supported
> architectures. Further more, docs are definetely architecture
> independant files!

We can address these issues once we have done more work on the package
system. The Deity folks have been discussing solutions for some of these
problems. I don't think we should break out the documentation before the
package system  has improved.


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