Re: Why does doc packages need to contain gzipped files?
* Quoting Graham Wilson (email@example.com):
> On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 01:52:58PM +0200, Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> I think the more important thing to realize is that the reason we have
> -doc packages is because the documentation for a given program takes up
> a fair amount of space. If a user installs a -doc package, they know
> they are getting extra stuff that takes up more space, so they should
> really get the docs in the most convenient form, not in the most
> compressed form.
Do you think users with small machines shouldn't
be able to install docs, too? It's just a one line
script to gunzip all pdfs in /usr/share/doc.