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Re: Suggestion for Newbie Support

On Wed, Jul 21, 1999 at 02:55:09PM -0600, Nate Duehr wrote:

> 1. For those volunteering to work on various "FAQ" documents.  Try to
> get your work into the true Debian FAQ's and not some strange offshoot
> FAQ only available on the web somewhere.  It's going to make Debian that
> much better and many more copies of the info will be out there in the
> end result.

The relevant mailing list is debian-doc@lists.debian.org.  See also the
DDP link from the devel section of the web site.

> 2. Posting a large FAQ to the list regularly is a bad idea for those who
> have to pay for bandwidth.  Perhaps an auto-posting every once in a
> while with a URL and instructions on where to find the official FAQ's
> would be useful, but if someone's done their homework, they'll already
> have read the official FAQ info and will remember where they saw the
> question answered anyway.

A pointer could be added to the sig generated by the mailing list ("to

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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