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Re: FAQ Reference to Obsolete Documentation (APT-HOWTO)


On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 04:59:00PM -0500, James Montgomery wrote:
> Hello,
> I was reading the Debian FAQ, Chapter 8  when I came across a
> reference/hyperlink [1] to the “APT HOWTO”. Upon visiting the
> apt-howto I noticed the entire document was labeled “Obsolete”.
> I am looking for clarification as to what obsolete means in this
> context. 

It means that it is not maintained and its content is outdated.

> Is the document still applicable? 

It is not guranteed to be applicable and some contents are wrong

> Does it have a replacement
> document and the hyperlink just needs to be updated? Or, should the
> hyperlink just be removed from the Debian FAQ?

Yes, "hyperlink just be removed from the Debian FAQ" or use
"Chapter 2. Debian package managemen" in my Debian Reference:

> I am more than willing to assist with correcting/fixing this issue –
> just need a little guidance. :)

Javi mainatains this FAQ document.

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