FAQ/ audience

Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at gmx.net
Fri Jun 27 13:18:36 PDT 2003

The Cheeze said the following on 27-6-2003 21:29:

> On Fri, 27 Jun 2003 19:23:51 +0200, Jeroen Coumans 
> <jeroencoumans at gmx.net> wrote:
> <snip>
>> thread. But the number of people who ask questions which are easily 
>> answered by the FAQ, the book or the website is IMHO disproportionate 
>> to the number of people with legitimate problems.
> <snip>
> Firstly let me say that my data is most assuredly not as good as the 
> data of others since i have only been subscribed to lfs-support for 
> ~10months and lfs-dev for ~2months. That being said, I have to agree 
> with Jeroen on this point. I would say considerably more than half 
> (easily) of the mails on lfs-support are answered by the faq, the book 
> itself, or the hints. I more attribute this to the possibility that 
> people don't know where to go to get information than to the target 
> audience of the book but that's just my opinion. Let me rephrase that 
> actually. Some people don't know where to go to find the information and 
> some people don't want to bother to look to see if there is information 
> they can use. Again, just my $.02.

Yes, totally agree, and this is exactly the reason for me to redesign 
the website.
<shameless plug>
(I could use some more feedback; do you think my design and navigation 
is more effective in fixing the above? URL in sig, strip /faq. Follow up 
to website at linuxfromscratch.org please)
</shameless plug>

Jeroen Coumans

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