Re: Debian Book
> I don't know Dwarf's book because it's not included in the distribution.
> This makes it sort of useless for me. Don't misundersand me, I appreciate
> its existance, it's just not the right way for distributing, imho.
I belive there is a Debian Users Manual downloadable at the following URL:
It should be noted however this is both available for a price and via download.
If it is downloaded it can only be used for personal use and it mainly covers
> There is already a 2nd Debian book in progress. WildOne from #Debian
> (Chad Mullighan, if I'm not mistaken) started it. I don't know how
> far it is and if it will be distributable for Debian.
I will see about contacting Chad to see what the progress is or if it is still
underway. No need to split efforts on something of this magnitude.
> Spiff, do you have time and desire to coordinate this and do suggestions
> on what has to be included, ask for volunteers, ask individuall people to
> write sections, review things, write sections on your own?
I am willing to devote to the cause. I would like to see it because it needs
to be done. I have already been lobbying for a few volunteers so if/when
they are found they should end up in this discussion. Been telling them to
subscribe to firstname.lastname@example.org to pick up the thread. Not sure if
this belongs more in doc or publicity. Perhaps each different list could
have a different "job" in the overall topic. ie: doc does the HOWTO stuff and
publicity does the historical stuff (as well as accomplishments of debian)
> Ha, of course, if you start working on this, you have to find a copyright
> from which most parties would benefit. I was told that the LDP copyrights
> are good.
I think through a communitave effort something could be agreed upon. :)
The ball is starting to roll,