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Re: Suggestion: Man Pages on Web & Install Disks

Disk space and mirror resources would make ALL man pages and info pages and
doc pages for EVERYTHING to be prohibitive... 

On Thu, Oct 21, 1999 at 08:27:00PM -0400, Ken Hendrickson wrote:
> Suggestions for Improvement:
>    * Put complete man pages for every package on www.Debian.org.
>         o (Note that OpenBSD does this.)
>    * Put complete /usr/doc and /usr/info documentation for every package
>      on www.Debian.org, with the appropriate HTML cgi readers.
>    * Put man pages for everything associated with the install processes
>      on CDs.
> Rational:
> I'm doing another install, and the CD-Roms I've just received for Potato
> mention the (probably ultra cool) apt-cdrom(8) method for multiple CDs.
> I'd like to use it!  However, I don't have another Debian system handy
> now, and the man page stuff isn't installed yet.  It would be cool if I
> had access to the man pages for apt-cdrom(8).  Sure, I can read the man
> page source in /usr/man/man8/apt-cdrom.8.gz, and I am, but it would be
> very nice if all those formatting characters didn't get in the way to
> confuse me.
> Thanks in Advance,
> Ken Hendrickson
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