Re: Debian Reference
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 18, 2005 at 04:20:32AM +0100, Antony Gelberg wrote:
>>>Your observation is somewhat correct. I think user oriented
>>>distribution manual is collection of documents now. See list on
>>I am well aware of that URL, and it's not ideal. Lots of things spread
>>about and out of date. And a Progeny manual to boot. The best *cough*
>>thing I found was the Debian Dictionary. That needs removal.
> What needs removal? The Dictionary or the manual?
My initial thought was the Dictionary, but perhaps both.
ת In an ycase, /doc/ is
> probably sub-optimal as it is a list of available documentation in Debian,
> what I believe you miss is something like "New to Debian?" that points people
> to documentation they should read first, this includes: the installation
> manual, the FAQ and the Debian Reference.
> Maybe the support page (www.debian.org/support) should list these instead
> of refering people to /doc/ directly.
Indeed. Perhaps this information should also appear in a dialog after
install but before first login?
> Of course, changing the doc index so that the obsolete or not up-to-date
> documentation is removed (or marked as such) might help too.