New package installation page format
rbpark at ualberta.ca
Wed Jan 1 01:16:34 PST 2003
Alas! Gerard Beekmans spake thus:
> On December 31, 2002 06:49 pm, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> > I found that the info in the INSTALL file is a bit weak. There is no
> > complete example and no pointer to a list of recognized parameters. I'd
> > like to see a little more elaboration here.
> That probably applies to a lot more packages so we can start augmenting the
> installation explanations with our own tidbits of info. This new layout paves
> the way to do that nicely and logically.
Alright, I admit that I like what you've done there. I was afraid you'd
be removing the explicit commands and replacing them with the equivalent
of "yeah, just do this, that, and the other thing, then you're set".
I think the explanation of the locales would go better in a hint that
could be referenced by the book. It doesn't seem appropriate to stuff
the book full of internationalization tidbits ;)
If something has not yet gone wrong then it would ultimately have been
beneficial for it to go wrong.
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