Re: new approach: Documentation Policy
Christian Meder writes:
> On Jul 3, Christian Schwarz wrote
> > In case of converted HTML documentation, the files with the original mark
> > up format should not be included, unless they are considered as "example
> > documents" for that mark up language. (.texi files are an exception to
> > this rule, see below.)
> doesn't fit sgml this bill too? It's a generic markup language and can
> be converted into html, info, etc. on demand.
Maybe some special handling has to be done for sgml. IMHO, it
should be shipped as both sgml and html-converted; maybe as info too ?
Anyway, it's far too slow to convert on-the-fly (at least with sdc; I
don't know about others; linuxdoc-sgml ?)
> > All documentation related files will be kept in the "main binary package"
> > if they do not exceed 500 kbytes installed size together. (Of course,
> > documentation-only packages are not covered by this rule.)
> For now the 500k limit seems ok but after testing the new policy and with the
> availability of more ports we should probably lower this limit to keep
> the mirror admins happy.
I second that.
Yann Dirson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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