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Re: Suggestion: Man Pages on Web & Install Disks

On Thu, Oct 21, 1999 at 20:27:00 -0400, Ken Hendrickson wrote:
>    * 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.

On Thu, Oct 21, 1999 at 18:30:36 -0700, Darren O. Benham wrote:
> Disk space and mirror resources would make ALL man pages and info pages and
> doc pages for EVERYTHING to be prohibitive... 

True, but have a look at Jim's dwww demonstration site
(http://dwww.jimpick.com/); I suspect it would be doable to have dwww on
e.g. va.debian.org, so that most documentation would be available. It
wouldn't have to be mirrored, and the documentation is already on va's disk.

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