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Re: Bug#212198: debian-guide: Obsolete

On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 05:03:28PM +0200, Thomas Hood wrote:
> Package: debian-guide
> Version: 1.0.1
> Severity: grave
> The Description should mention that the contents of this package
> were written in 1999 for Potato and have not been significantly
> updated since then.
> I have set the severity of this bug to a release critical level
> so that the package can be considered for removal.  Please downgrade
> if you think that this package belongs in sarge.

As I recall, most of install things are obsolete but many basic unix
guide are good and well written and concise.  (Not too wordy.)

There is nothing in our archive to substitute this tutorial section.

One suggestion is to include into other DDP document like "Debian
Reference".  Until that is done, I think we should keep it.

If you volunteer to repackage it without installer section, the
maintainer may agree to update this package.  (That was my impression.)
This may be another solution.  I CC this to DDP.



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