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Re: Installation manual: arch flavors

"Enrique" == Enrique Zanardi <ezanardi@ull.es> writes:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 1998 at 12:48:14AM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
>> Adam Di Carlo wrote: > Should the different flavors of the
>> Installation Manual for the > different released architectures all
>> be in one document, or should > there be different "flavors" of the
>> same document for the different > architectures?

>> From a completly non-technical standpoint, it seems to make good
>> sense to keep them in separate flavors of the document. That should
>> confuse a new user less.

> If I understood it correctly, Adam's method uses conditionals to
> build a bunch of installation manuals (one for each architecture)
> from a single source file. (Say, if I build the installation manual
> with the variable ARCH=i386, I will obtain the info for i386 only,
> not for the others). The user won't see any difference, it's just a
> developers thing.

> I think it's a nice idea, and will make the documentation
> maintainer's life easier.

Good.  Glad you like it.  I'll keep it that way, then.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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