Re: README in / of debian cd's.
On Tue, 11 Apr 2000, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 02:07:49PM +0200, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> > > > there are currrently 8 README files on a debian potato cd.
> > > > none of the README files is helpfull.
> > > >
> > > > i strongly recommend to have exacly one README in the root of the cd
> > > > image, and have only pointer to other documentations in there.
> > >
> > > The Release notes could be the starting point for everything, as they
> > > include a pointer to installation documents and upgrading information.
> > First: do RelNotes cover/point to instructions for upgrading PRE-2.1 ???
> > (in 2.1 they did not)
> They do/will.
> > Second: People always look at README's in the first place, so then
> > simply make a README that says "see the RelNotes".
> Ever heard of symlinks? :)
> > Third: I don't see any 2.2 RelNotes on either FTP or webpages. It should be
> > somewhere plainly visible. "Someone" please take care of this.
> Hmmm... I don't have the permissions for the FTP archive... perhaps for the
> web pages, I'll check that out.
No symlinks please. Newbies (should) look round the documentation before
attempting an install, usually using Win 9x.
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