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Re: Debian HOWTO

Chuck Peters wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Aug 1998, Guy's Account wrote:
> > On Wed, 26 Aug 1998, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > 
> > > > > there is a RPM-HOWTO but no HOWTOs related to Debian, I would like to
> > > > > see a HOWTO similar to RPM howto but describing the Debian package
> > > > > format and giving some information on how to install debian packages
> > > > > (using dpkg or apt).. 
> > 	<snip>
> > > > I'd like to work on this if there are no other takers.
> Kathy Miles and I are working on a web page designed to get new users
> and/or Windows users started using Debian.  We plan to publish it as a
> book as well.  Were covering more than is needed for a HOWTO and could
> incorporate into one.  We were planning on doing the HOWTO, but we need to
> get further along in the book before getting started on it.

What kind of copyright are you using?  Will it be possible to package your
book and fold it together in a .deb in order to make it available to all

How far are you anyway?

> The page will be at tuxedo.org and we have a good start on some
> quality/influential writing already as our friend Eric Raymond hosts his
> pages there. 

How far are we?

I wonder if this needs better coordination.  Currently there are at least
four book[1] projects and only one has been finished. 

I really would like to see the books appear - both printed and as package.

[1] Chad Zimmermann
    Chuck Peters/Kathy Miles
    Havoc Pennington
    Dale Scheetz (finished, published)

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