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Re: FAQ = F7



On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 14:00 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 23:38 +0900, Marc Wiriadisastra wrote:
> > Do we have a new FAQ the current one linked to
> > http://docs.fedoraproject.org/ points to the Fedora 7 FAQ?
> 
> I looked around a bit and started wondering why there's such a
> multiplicity of pages answering questions about Fedora.  The purpose of
> the release notes is to answer release-specific questions, for instance,
> while the installation guide should answer question specific to
> installation.
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAQ -- makes a lot of sense, general
> information about the project and the distribution.
> 
+1

> http://fedoraproject.org/Fedora7/FAQ -- Reproduces information from the
> regular FAQ, the release notes, the installation guide, and other
> sources, and is clearly a maintenance drag
> 
Agree the release notes should cover general questions, installation
guide obviously installation and regular FAQ distribution questions.

> http://fedoraproject.org/Fedora/FAQ/Glossary -- Should either be
> subsumed into the Jargon Buster at
> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/jargon-buster/ or vice versa
> 
> The more documents created for the same purposes, the more maintenance
> costs we create.  Maybe we can have a few people looking for easy wiki
> work start some discussions here (by replying to this message, perhaps?)
> on how to streamline our wiki docs in a way that eases maintenance and
> delivers the right information in the right channels.  If that includes
> bugs filed against any formal docs, so much the better!

Should we, have we removed it?  I would say the jargon-buster is better
since it has the perception of containing jargon.  

Cheers,

Marc


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