Re: FAQ Reference to Obsolete Documentation (APT-HOWTO)
On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 04:59:00PM -0500, James Montgomery wrote:
> I was reading the Debian FAQ, Chapter 8 when I came across a
> reference/hyperlink  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
It means that it is not maintained and its content is outdated.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.