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Re: Hurd Documentation

Bill White wrote:
> Finally, I think there is probably enough difference between system
> administration of a GNU/Linux system and a Hurd system that it would
> be good to have a manual for system administrators.  I'm not sure
> what the contents of this manual would be.  Someone would have to do
> some research there.  However, I think there is definitely some reason
> to think about this.  For example, the networking chapters in the
> reference manual concerning networking are only skeletal.  There is
> work enough for seven here.  Right now the logical place to put this
> stuff is in the reference manual.  I'm not sure I believe that having
> it all in one big manual is a good idea, but I don't have a better
> proposal right now.

What about a "GNU/Hurd Network Administrator's Guide"? Much like the NAG for
The Other GNU System by Olaf Kirch? Long time ago that thing got me started
really quickly, in transisting to Unix and The Other GNU System in particular.

I think you could even reuse most of the NAT's structure, though there might
be some refactoring needed.

Regards, Mark
"I invented the term Object-Oriented, and I can tell you I did not have C++ in
mind." - Alan Kay

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