Re: [RFC] Developer documentation packages.
On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 02:30:54PM +0200, David N. Welton wrote:
> "Francesco P. Lovergine" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Some e-books are available also under Open Publication License.
> > What do you think of a pseudo package `ebooks-dev' which collects as
> > many guides, faqs and e-books as possible (in HTML format whenever
> > possible)? Is this a well-known question? What are your comments
> > about this argument?
> Books are big. Something that pulls in a lot of them is likely to be
> quite heavy. I think a package called 'books index' would make more
> sense. This would provide an index to all the book packages that are
> available in Debian, instructing the user on how to go about
> downloading it. Does something like this make sense?
Well if we started with conventional names such as
then something like:
apt-cache search ebook-dev
suffices for a complete index. In this case, a pseudo package could
What about a unique tree for this kind of books, like
which contains a couple of directories:
for different kinds of ebooks?
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