On 30/05/12 17:45, The Fungi wrote: > On 2012-05-30 17:35:14 +0100 (+0100), Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote: >> Isn't it possible to extract those from snapshot.debian.org >> per-release/per-time ? > > Sure, or archive.d.o, but at my day job a lot of the admins I work > with would be hard-pressed to be able to retrieve and extract the > docs from an arbitrary DEB without a lot of instruction... they're > just fine with using Web browsers though since that's how they get > to "the Google" already. > > It sounds like Ubuntu already have a good solution at manpages.u.c, > and have worked through a lot of the tougher issues (like > internalionalized indexing, which I hadn't even thought about). > What I said was a comment w.r.t. bsd's manpages are core to their system. As in, since we have snapshot.debian.org can we not use that platform to extract and serve useful stuff over http directly / easily viewable, e.g. manpages using ubuntu's or some other code. And/or possibly change logs / news files, etc. As in, snapshot.debian.org is just as central to debian infrastructure as things bsd has in place. -- Regards, Dmitrijs.
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