More information in the Appendix

Timothy Bauscher timothy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 16 14:00:45 PST 2003


On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 02:54:29PM -0700, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > Also, why are the dependency lists in the Appendix?<snip>
> 
> The reason is easy access. If you want to check the info for package xyz you 
> don't need to scroll through chapters 5 and/or 6 to find where the package 
> is. The appendix is the logical place for this kind of meta-data. We 
> duplicate it in chapters 5 and 6 because it's more convenient to read, 
> espeically when reading non-html

Ah.

That makes sense. Thanks :)

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