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From "Rich Bowen" <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: 2.0 install.html revamp
Date Thu, 10 May 2001 06:48:26 GMT

On Wed, 9 May 2001 22:53:06 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time), Joshua Slive said:

> I just trashed the old install.html in httpd-docs-2.0 and replaced it with
>  an html'ized version of INSTALL from the source distribution.  This is a
>  major change, but what was there was so innacurate that I figured nobody
>  could object.
>  
>  I don't really see the point in having complete documentation both in the
>  manual and in the INSTALL file.  Instead, I propose that we trash INSTALL
>  and replace it with a very short summary that just references install.html
>  and "configure --help".  The other possibility is to make install.html the
>  short summary.  However, it seems that it is much easier to do a good set
>  of documentation in HTML then it is in plain ASCII.

Having always been frustrated with the inadequacy of the HTML install docs, and
the enormous difference between what they said and what the text one said, I
think that this is a great move.

-- 
And everyone said, "If we only live, 
We too will go to sea in a Sieve -
To the hills of the Chankly Bore!"
 (The Jumblies, by Edward Lear)



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