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Re: Debian doc-base policy.


On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 10:04:30AM -0400, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> > I updated a draft.
> Many thanks for taking the initiative on straightening out the
> doc-base.  I think this will be a large help.

You're welcome.

> But now, where shall one put a graphics-related document that is not
> an "app"?  How about a style guide for writing documentation?  Would
> we then create the top-level categories "Graphics" and "Documentation"?
> This brings us back to the same problem already raised with respect to
> "Devel" and "Apps/Programming".
> I think it is a mistake to make "apps" a category.  I don't think that
> is how I think about things when I am searching for documentation.
> I normally search for help on "configuring a firewall" or "using C++
> standard library" or "debugging a program".

I've also think it's a mistake to use menu-policy as is.

>     Databases
>     Debian
>     Editors
>     Emulators
>     Games
>     Graphics
>     Licenses
>     Mathematics
>     Multimedia
>     Networking
>     Programming
>     Radio
>     Science
>     Shells
>     System Administration
>     Text
>     Viewers

I agree.


Yoshito Komatsu <yoshito.komatsu@nifty.com>
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