Re: should XML/SGML documentation ship with sources
On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 04:32:10PM -0600, Adam DiCarlo wrote:
> I have a question for further discussion, which I'm unsure about. May
> or may not be a policy issue.
> Is it a good practice for SGML or XML documentation to ship with
> - providing source lets contributors make patches more easily
How much more easy?
Just make README.Debian mention "apt-get source <src-package-name>"
> - wastes disk space
> - why bother, just get the source pkg
Or why contaminate "binary" distribution content :)
I do not like the duplication of the content.
~\^o^/~~~ ~\^.^/~~~ ~\^*^/~~~ ~\^_^/~~~ ~\^+^/~~~ ~\^:^/~~~ ~\^v^/~~~ +++++
Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cupertino CA USA, GPG-key: A8061F32
.''`. Debian Reference: post-installation user's guide for non-developers
: :' : http://qref.sf.net and http://people.debian.org/~osamu
`. `' "Our Priorities are Our Users and Free Software" --- Social Contract