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Re: Packages with documentation only in /usr/share/doc

Richard Braakman <dark@xs4all.nl> writes:

> On Sat, Feb 05, 2000 at 09:49:33PM -0500, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > (a) what severity level is important -- should it be release-critical that a
> >  package's documentation is in a non-standard location (I agree with Ben that
> >  moving everything to /usr/share is a nice idea, but it doesn't look like
> >  that'll happen in potato, and one place to go for docs is a really good idea)
> It's not release-critical.  We'll just have to tell people that they may have
> to look in /usr/share/doc as well.  The default /etc/motd already tells them
> about this directory.

Documentation doesn't really solve a problem like this.  Besides the
motd only mentions copyright, not general documentation.

It's nice to have the documentation appear to be in a standard
location.  I suggest that we work *very* hard to get this problem
fixed in all of the packages.

Kevin Dalley

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