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Re: Debian joining OASIS?

On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 07:28:44AM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> I figure we'd have much more documentation developers if we didn't have the
> large doc-linux-* packages, and instead had individual or groups of LDP
> HOWTOs in their own packages. (Not that I'm advocating splitting doc-linux,
> it's just a thought.)

It'll have to be split somehow, mind you. It's already large enough to
have triggered an overflow bug in dpkg ...

 4962076 doc-linux-html_2000.09-1.1_all.deb
 9858494 doc-linux-html_2001.09-1_all.deb
10008062 doc-linux-html_2001.10-1_all.deb
10008198 doc-linux-html_2001.10-2_all.deb
10058440 doc-linux-html_2001.11-1_all.deb
10387226 doc-linux-html_2001.12-1_all.deb
10629206 doc-linux-html_2002.01-1_all.deb
11032752 doc-linux-html_2002.02-1_all.deb
11203520 doc-linux-html_2002.03-1_all.deb

 4602276 doc-linux-text_2000.09-1.1_all.deb
 6798182 doc-linux-text_2001.09-1_all.deb
 6945244 doc-linux-text_2001.10-1_all.deb
 6945374 doc-linux-text_2001.10-2_all.deb
 7036464 doc-linux-text_2001.11-1_all.deb
 7271162 doc-linux-text_2001.12-1_all.deb
 7367092 doc-linux-text_2002.01-1_all.deb
 7551952 doc-linux-text_2002.02-1_all.deb
 7699234 doc-linux-text_2002.03-1_all.deb

Splitting out stuff with dubious licences from that in woody+1 will
help, of course, but not enormously and not forever. Maybe I can pull
doc-rfc's trick if I can find some appropriate categories.

Colin Watson (doc-linux maintainer)           [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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