On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 01:59:30PM +0100, Wim De Smet wrote:
> On 2/2/07, Incoming <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >Before anyone decides to engage in infantile gibberish, otherwise known as
> >rants or flames, don't waste my time.
> Oh the irony!
> There are nicer ways to ask for help you know. Starting of by flaming
> people, then preemptively trying to make them refrain from flaming you
> isn't going to help much.
I didn't read any of it as a flame -- more like a scream of agony.
> Anyway, some general pointers for the Debian newbie:
> 1) docs are in order of preference: man-pages,
> /usr/share/doc/<packagename>, info-pages, the config files themselves,
> the various debian docs (available on the website), google, this
> mailinglist (see google) and then everything else.
The trouble with Debian is that is is an old distro, and some of its
documentation has become seriously out-of-date. If there was some way
of maintaining the documentation along with the code, that would be