Acknowledgements

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 12 14:08:16 PDT 2004


Matthew Burgess wrote:

> Folks,
> 
> I obviously don't want to offend anyone here (or maybe it's too late for
> that? :)). 
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/index.php?pagename=LFS-Acknowledgements
> has a comprehensive list of people to acknowledge, although I'd hesitate
> to say that not all of them have a *direct* influence on the LFS book. 
> As such is it still fitting to mention them in the (printed) book
> itself? e.g. members of the ALFS, BLFS and HLFS projects are mentioned
> there.
> 
> I realise that mentioning this will touch some nerves as it begins to
> treat the LFS Project and the LFS Book as separate entities. I
> personally think that the LFS Book should contain acknowledgments for
> LFS Book leads, editors and supporting staff (website - including
> mirrors, FAQ, translators).  Other folks should (quite rightly) be
> acknowledged, but in the particular books that they've contributed to. 
> This may mean that someone gets mentioned in more than one
> place(particularly the mirror maintainers), but I don't see a problem
> with that.
> 
> Thoughts? Comments?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matt.

I have not actively "edited" the book in a while as I have been 
concentrating/working on ALFS stuff.  If you feel I need to be removed 
as an LFS editor, that is OK by me.  I understand your side of it.

James




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