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Re: Help!

On Thursday 08 September 2005 06:11 pm, Bruno Buys wrote:
> Paul E Condon wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 04:27:01PM -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> >>On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 10:52:50AM -0600, Paul E Condon wrote:
> >>>For some products, Stephen's position is simply silly. Consider,
> >>>for example, a Boeing 747. Another example is a C compiler.
> >>>There are many more. Too many to list, and more than I could
> >>>possible even know about. In general, the world is larger and
> >>>more complicated than any of us know.
> >>
> >>It's a fine goal, even if it isn't always practical.  For an installer,
> >> it should be not just a goal but a requirement.  (Docs should be
> >> required only for very unusual situations.)
> >
> >OP had successfully installed Debian when he complained about not knowing
> >what to do next. What he needed was some knowledge about what to do next,
> >not about the installation. Like someone who successfully takes off in a
> >747 and is annoyed that the thing doesn't land automatically. At least
> >for Debian, it is not a life-threatening error. And only in a very narrow
> >view of the world is documentation not required. Documentation, or
> > training is not required only for those human activities that are common
> > to all cultures. Sex, for example.
> Hey, sex does have its tricks...

sex does have documentation: kamasutra. i pity da fool who doesn't RTFM.


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