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Re: RFC: Fedora 11 FAQ



On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 08:05:26PM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>> On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 09:12:42PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> On 05/01/2009 08:56 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 15:05 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have posted a draft of the Fedora 11 FAQ at
>>>>>
>>>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_11_FAQ
>>>>>
>>>>> Feel free to edit the wiki if you want to highlight anything else or
>>>>> drop me a mail and I will add them.
>>>> It's nicely written, but it seems like a bit of an awkward document in
>>>> conception - somewhere between Release Notes and Errata and a general
>>>> Fedora (not really Fedora 11) FAQ. Couldn't we somehow reconcile it with
>>>> some of the other release documentation to avoid duplication of effort?
>>> In the past, such release specific FAQ's have often been very helpful in
>>> addressing the repeatedly asked questions. I can't anticipate the FAQ's
>>> so the initial seed information tends to be a bit more generic. I cross
>>> reference existing documentation such as release notes to avoid
>>> duplication where possible.
>>
>> I see places where that's not done, the 'alsamixer' workaround among
>> them. 
> IMO the alsamixer/pulseaudio section lacks any description of what to  
> users are supposed to do to get their issues fixed.

I think the proper thing to do is to simply refer users to:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Documentation_Multimedia_Beat#Volume_Control

I've added a note there on how to file bugs to help solve the
underlying problem.  There's some sort of markup nonsense going on
that's making it appear incorrectly right now, but we'll straighten it
out in a few minutes, hopefully.

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