Re: The Real Problem With Debian
On Sat, 12 Oct 2002 16:06:25 -0400
Patrick Wiseman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Oct 2002 at 3:48pm, Daniel Barclay wrote:
> :> From: Edward Guldemond <email@example.com>
> :> .... Linux is not that hard to
> :> configure, so long as you RTFM.
> :_The_ manual?
> :Maybe we should stop referring to things that don't exist. Yes, much
> :documentation does exist, but implying that there's a manual
> organized:in a way that users can find what they need and that
> complaining users :simply haven't read it is a little disingenuous.
> _The_ Linux Documentation Project may not be a single manual, but if
> you can't find what you're looking for there, you're either not
> looking or you have a very idiosyncratic need which would probably not
> be satisfied whatever OS you're using.
Thank you very much,
but the doc's there are as outdated as my grandma - and she was put to
rest a while ago. Don't get me wrong - I like linux a lot but the doc's
suck sometimes. I had a problem one time with a cd-burner.
Now - the site you mention tells you a lot of stuff that is about:
-3 years outdated and
I really appreciate that the good guys of linux make an effort to
document their software and put up manuals - BUT there is a lot of
outdated stuff out there that is no help to anybody at all so pls. stop
with this RTFM - stuff.