[FM Discuss] including FLOSSmanuals in FLOSS distributions?
pabs at debian.org
Thu May 7 20:30:22 PDT 2009
On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 16:10 -0400, Andy Oram wrote:
> But the main consideration may be something different. What Paul is
> reminding us, I think, is that GNU/Linux distributions like to come
> prepackaged. And that includes documentation. It might be nice to have
> a few FLOSS Manuals on the next major Ubuntu disk, for instance.
You could also insert "View the latest version online" links so if
people are online they can get access to the latest stuff online.
> But I suspect it's too much work to convert our HTML into some other
> format. I think readers would be satisfied displaying the docs in a
It appears GNOME's Yelp at least might be able to use HTML. The CHM
format used on Windows XP is basically HTML compressed into an archive.
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