MailingList <==> NewsGroup Suggestion(s)

Tushar Teredesai tush at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 2 07:22:19 PDT 2002


Mark Hymers wrote:

>On Wed, 02, Oct, 2002 at 12:32:32AM -0500, Tushar Teredesai spoke thus..
>  
>
>>To remove redundancy, the references to the mailing lists should be 
>>removed from the LFS & BLFS books and instead they should point to the 
>>webpage that lists all the ML/NGs in detail?
>>    
>>
>Actually, that's probably the most sensible suggestion I've heard in a
>while.  It would avoid having to keep resyncing the data (I noticed that
>lfs-chat is missing from the BLFS ML Page the other day; I still haven't
>got round to adding it).
>
>Alternatively, we could store the information on shadowfax and simply
>have a cronjob which converts it into the required format (HTML /
>Docbook XML) and commits it to cvs once a day if something has changed.
>That way, it'll always be up-to-date.
>
>Which way would people prefer?
>  
>
Having a single page would be simpler. Even if the user is reading the 
book off-line, the user will need to go online to communicate, so the 
info on how/where to communicate might as well be online.

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Tushar Teredesai
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