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Re: Feature proposal: New, Standard Documentation System



On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 09:32 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 08:28:55PM -0600, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> > Far too often I find myself looking for non-existent man pages, Google  
> > results, or help menus in GNU/Linux software. What's the problem? There  
> > is no single, reliable, standardized documentation system that is  
> > universally accepted or appreciated. Yes, what I'm about to describe  
> > should obsolete man, info, and all the other dozen "help" documentation  
> > found in all the Fedora packages.
> 
> Debian forces all programs to come with a man page.  If one is
> missing, this is considered a bug and packagers have to write one.
> 
> http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-docs.html
> 
> This would be an excellent idea for Fedora to follow (and we can,
> license permitting, use the Debian man pages).
+1 from me, excellent proposal! 

Ralf



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