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From "Keith N. McKenna" <keith.mcke...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: File: readme.xrm
Date Mon, 22 Oct 2012 20:51:20 GMT
jan iversen wrote:
> +1, That is a very good point !!
>
> But may we can still write it as plain text, put some tags in, and use
> "sed" to split when generating installation sets ?
>
> janI
>
> On 22 October 2012 18:00, Keith N. McKenna <keith.mckenna@comcast.net>wrote:
>
>> jan iversen wrote:
>>
>>> As far as I can see on the usage are your assumption correct, and there
>>> must be other ways to make different readme text platform dependent.
>>>
>>> Would it not be ok, to have one readme for all platforms, and in the text
>>> mention the specics ?
>>>
>>> janI
>>>
>>> On 22 October 2012 13:34, Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>   On 10/21/12 2:16 PM, jan iversen wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> There is exactly one file with extension .xrm
>>>>>
>>>>> main/read_license_oo/docs/**readme/readme.xrm
>>>>>
>>>>> is there a reason (apart from history) for it being in .xrm or could
it
>>>>>
>>>> be
>>>>
>>>>> converted to e.g. .xhp ?
>>>>>
>>>>> If so we could get rid of one more conversion tool (read: does not need
>>>>>
>>>> to
>>>>
>>>>> be converted to new code).
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I am not sure if xhp would be a good option here. But we can probably
>>>> switch to something else. Maybe a common readme file that gets extended
>>>> with platform specific portions from other files. When I remember it
>>>> correctly the xrm files contains the content for the readme file and
>>>> depending on the platform different content is extracted from this file.
>>>>
>>>> Juergen
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>   Jan;
>>
>> That may indeed be one way to do it. My concern is that users will get
>> frustrated trying to wade through the info for the other platforms and just
>> not bother with it at all. Of course based on the way they read the release
>> notes they probably don't read it anyway. Be that as it may do we want to
>> give them another reason not to read it and possible miss pertinent
>> information.
>>
>> Regards
>> Keith
>>
>>
>
+1 Works for me.


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