OT - Research on LFS

Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee highos at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Mar 18 10:20:16 PST 2002


On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 11:06:43PM +0100, Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> All posts are welcome, in fact, I'm thinking about expanding this 
> research once I've written the initial paper. Maybe you'll find me at 
> #lfs some time soon.

Gladly, we can always use more ppl there.

> This was deliberate, since I only have 6 weeks from initial proposal to 
> final paper.

> It definitely helps. The research I'm doing is partly ethnographic - 
> which means I'm actually studying the behavior and codes which are IMO 
> constituting the book.


> Doesn't this imply that it would in fact be _not_ practical? Why would 
> anyone read something when a new improved version is out? 

Well, it isn't practical really.  Not in a published and printed since.
However, many, many people, do not like to actually "read" at there
computer.  Even myself for certain things i like to "get away" and read
a real, physical book.  There are some advantages.. but i doubt the
LFS-BOOK would work that well in it's present state.

It could, given enough time...

> > editted the book.  That honour is only available to a few; Gerard,
> > Marc and Mark.

Oh, maybe the old PPC author too.  When the LFS-BOOK was also officially
supporting a PPC version, iirc.  Thou I don't think any of us have heard
from him in a *long* now either way.

> Thanks for your response! 


Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee  ( highos at linuxfromscratch dot org )
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