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Re: proposal: create a documentation packages for each laptop brand-serie

On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 10:22:37AM -0400, Robert Goley wrote:
>    That is a very good question.  I have very limited time.  I can see me maintaining a few laptop models that I
>    have access to but I do not think that I have the time and resources to manage the whole project.  Any
>    suggestions or volunteers?
>    Robert
>    n Thu, 2004-07-22 at 09:35, Antonio Exposito Lorenzo wrote:
> Good idea, but who will be its manager?

although less reachable, a wiki sounds like something more
appropriate. Maybe with an (semi?) automated to package the wiki.
Also point to it from the documentation so people can keep updating.

> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Riccardo Vestrini [[1]mailto:riccardov@sssup.it]
> Enviado el: jueves, 22 de julio de 2004 14:12
> Para: debian-laptop@lists.debian.org
> Asunto: proposal: create a documentation packages for each laptop
> brand-serie
> I think it could be a good thing if someone buying a new laptop could
> simply do
> apt-get install laptopbrand-laptopserie
> and then obtain in /usr/share/doc/laptopbrand-laptopserie all needed
> documentation on how to configure his laptop, necessary kernel patches,
> a working .config, a working XF86Config-4, pointers and links to
> websites with personal installation reports, working configuration files
> for other laptop-typical packages like powernowd and suggestions about
> useful packages
> this could also help long-term users to share informations and fine-tune
> their laptop
> I have proposed a package for each serie because I noticed that vendors
> tends to use similar hardware in a new serie of laptops (except for some
> things like video board)
> will someone be interested?
> --
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