Re: Debian Doc page lags behind
Hi, [CC to email@example.com]
Thanks for pointing out short comings. Let me clarify.
On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 04:51:49PM -0300, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 02:16:33PM -0400, David Teague wrote:
> > I remember Dale (aka Dwarf) Sheetz's the Debian
> > Linux User's Guide. ISBN 0-9659575-1-9. published
> > by Linux Press in 1998.
There is dwarfs-debian-guide package in testing/main for newer content.
Also listed under "Debian books" : http://www.debian.org/doc/books
> Yes, it's updated. Look at the previous posts.
> By the way, why is the www.debian.org/doc/ page so bad?
Please tell us your suggestion.
> The Dwarf's guide isn't there,
I will propose to debian-doc people.
> the Debian Quick Reference ain't in there...
It is. Now under new name "Debian Reference". It is too long for
"Quick" according to Josip :).
> And all the other URL that came up in these last posts...Why?
> Why not even a pointer?
"Linux Cookbook" by Michael Stutz is listed under "Debian books" :
http://www.debian.org/doc/books. There is web page for it too at:
If you ask me why these book titles which is also available in online
form are not in standard http://www.debian.org/doc, I can list few
excuses but not good ones :(
dwarfs-debian-guide and linuxcookbook are:
not in debiandoc-sgml but in LateX or texinfo
But they are
are both debian packages and DFSG compliant (main)
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Osamu Aoki @ Cupertino CA USA
See "User's Guide": http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/users-guide/
See "Debian reference": http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/
"Debian reference" Project at: http://qref.sf.net
I welcome your constructive criticisms and corrections.
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