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Re: Guides for Fedora Core



On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 04:07:16PM +0200, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> Hi Colon,
> 
> > > Just wondering if there are any plans to adapt the Red Hat Linux guides
> > > for Fedora Core.
> 
> > This is what the Fedora Docs Project is all about - they have a mailing
> > list too: fedora-docs-list redhat com
> > 
> > And no, they are creating docs from scratch rather than using the
> > current RHL guides. Further discussion about this should be done at the
> > above mailing list
> 
> Ok. Yet another mailing list. But could you explain the rationale behind
> that decision here? 

The docs project was one of the initial ones setup it's heavily mentioned at
fedora.redhat.com http://fedora.redhat.com/projects/docs/

> The devel list seems an appropriate place to at
> least hold a summary of such decisions in it's archive. With all these
> lists and channels information is fragmented enough as it is.

devel is noisy enough, documentation discussion would just get drowned.
Working on documentation and translation is a different enough activity to
warrant seperation.  Where there is overlab - eg the selinux faq cross list
discussion does happen.

> I can't find such extensive docs for Fedora yet (howto != guide), so why
> not maintain them until alternatives are available?

Copyright/license issues I believe, I think this was covered on -docs-list
already, though a quick look through the archives I couldn't find the post.

Paul



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