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Re: grub manpages...

From: Franklin PIAT
Subject: Re: grub manpages...
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:07:55 +0100 (CET)
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On Thu, January 24, 2008 10:05, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 January 2008 23:27, Robert Millan wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 10:50:50PM +0100, Franklin PIAT wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I've started more manpages :
>> > What would be your preferred file format ?
> Info is mandantory to be fully compatible with the GNU Coding Standards.
> And, Info is very convenient to write detailed information, such as a
> tutorial.
I personnaly don't like info (actually, I never fount a proper info
browser). However I'm willing to do what you prefer.

> So having a manual in Info format is a must.

> Manpages are convenient for quick references. Of course, they are good
> to have. However, maintaining two separate manuals is a pain. That was
> why GRUB Legacy simply used automatically generated manpages.
I guess we can do it again.

> So, I accept manually written manpages, only if someone is going to
> maintain them seriously for a long, long time (years).
I'm not planning to maintain grub infopages for long time. I'll try
to keep up-to-date until it gets stable (hopefully not much more than a
year ;).


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