Re: Deleting uncompressed Info/Doc files at upgrades
In article <362E90EC.B1850C7E@dsp.net>, Chris Waters <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If I seem to be arguing both sides of this debate, well, perhaps I
> am. I think that it's a good idea in the abstract, but I also feel
> that a technically flawed or overly limited solution is worse than
> no solution at all. -- Chris Waters email@example.com | I have a truly
> elegant proof of the or cwaters@systems.DHL.COM | above, but it is
> too long to fit into http://www.dsp.net/xtifr | this .signature
Documentation is a logical group with its own needs and demands.
Elegant management of documentation means addressing it as a group.
Not searching for some mythical "general solution" for dealing with
local sysadmin inclinations.
You might take a look at my metadata proposal
<URL:http://va.debian.org/~aph/debian-metadata.html/>. I haven't
touched it since mid-July but I am planning on implementing it by year
end and having a viable, system-wide documentation metadata solution
which allows for (among many other things) such sysadmin policies and,
eventually, automatic document conversion (which see the above URL,
.....A. P. Harris...apharris@onShore.com...<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>