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Re: PDF version of docs/guides



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Dimitris Glezos escribió:
> The discussion about the writing style and the effect it has
> reminded me that it would be a good idea to make a PDF format of
> our guides. People prefer to read tutorials in print. (Especially
> if it's the installation guide!)
>
> Furthermore, I believe that writing documentation with a printable
> result in mind, probably produces better content. To be honest, if
> there was a way we could get the desktop guide and probably a
> troubleshoot guide in PDF, I might jump into translating them,
> install Fedora for my father at home tomorrow and hand him the
> guides for the rest.
>
> So, suggestions: First fix the PDF-creation problems and having a
> goal in the back of our minds to create a nice printable PDF with
> the most useful guides bundled together (installation, desktop,
> administration, FAQ and Troubleshoot)?
>
> Last discussions I found about PDFs are the following:
>
> *
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2006-March/msg00145.html
>  *
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2006-January/msg00179.html
>
>
> Any thoughts about this? Suggestions, steps, problems, blah?
>
> -dim
>
>
>
This is a good idea. I was in the process of writing a "basic system
administration" using only the system-config* tools and other tools
for new users, i.e only those basic concepts to keep the system is
"sane". I could write this in English and make it part of the project,
however I don't know if there is already something like this in place.
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