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Re: Opening a new CVS section in the DDP

On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 10:47:14AM -0500, Brian P. Flaherty wrote:
> Hello,
> I think more documentation is almost always a good idea.  In the
> center where I work, we have a section for 'Technical Reports' on the
> web.  I think this is pretty standard.  It is a repository for
> documents that may or may not be published and it is organized by
> date.  The only issue is that sometimes a publisher will not accept an
> article if it has been available on the web, but that is something
> that the individual authors need to be aware of.  On the other hand,
> other publishers are fine with the document remaining on the web
> once it has been published, so long as the published citation is
> referenced.
> Another issue is quantity.  I don't know how many documents are
> expected to end up here (only Debian specific, Linux specific, or any
> computer oriented articles), but if there are many, an organizational
> tree and/or search would be quite useful.  Our center doesn't have
> that many and the tech. reports are simply organized by date.  A site
> like the MCMC preprint service (http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~mcmc/)
> might be a good ultimate goal for this repository, if there are a lot
> of documents.  It seems they have automated (to some degree) both
> document retrieval and submission.

Have a look to DIENST

Francesco P. Lovergine

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