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Re: Debian Book

On Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 10:21:43AM -0400, Nils Lohner wrote:
> I like the idea of a book, and think it will do a lot for Debian.  I have an 
> interesting idea... see what you think of this.
> - We don't do one book, we do several
> - each book focuses on a different part of debian and/or linux in general
> - we write the outlines for all of the books (start with one big one, see 
> how it develops, and then split as needed)
> Here is my reasoning for this.
> Several books look better on bookshelves, and each one can stand on its own 
> merits.  People don't have to shell out $40, they can spend $5-$10 for just 
> the sections they need.  With the outline done, different authors can 
> volunteer for different sections.  And with the CD's we can still sell the 
> books as a package if we want.

You know: http://www.debian.org/~elphick/ddp/ ?

We have start several books...

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