Re: Easier Solution: Documentation Policy
> On Tue, 1 Jul 1997, Chris Fearnley wrote:
> > save disk space on end users machines. I'm just agreeing with Yann
> > that it is silly to have the i386, m68k, alpha, sparc, etc packages all
> > duplicate the same architecture independent documentation files in all
> > the .debs. Modularity is good.
> Modularity is good, but that is taking it to rather extremes. The extra
> effort in terms of labor just isnt worth it. The way I see it, it doesnt
> save bandwidth consumption, but only a bit of space on the ftp server.
It WILL save some bandwidth consumption, when one wants to just
install docs for a program to see if it fits one's needs, before
eventually uploading and installing it. Or if one's just curious about
"what does it do ?".
I remind you (once again) that many people in Europe are *charged* for
local phone calls
Yann Dirson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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