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Another list? (was Linux vs. NT Security contest)



On Wed, 22 Sep 1999, Marty P. Combs wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Theo de Raadt wrote:
> 
>  > I think it would be really cool if people out there started sending us
>  > suggestions for relevant notes we should be adding to the man pages
>  > for various daemons.
> 
> I'm willing to help.  I'm not really a programmer (just a sysadmin), but
> in my own sick mind I enjoy documenting.  Shall we just jump in or does
> someone want to take charge of the doc group?

people have volunteered to work on documentation on this list before but
i've never seen any indication that we've been successful in harnessing
the effort of these people.  it's a rare occurance to see a follow-up on
such a post to this group.

perhaps another mailing list (docs@openbsd.org ?) should be started to
discuss man pages, the faq, and other forms of documentation for openbsd.
it seems that there is enough interest from people on this list to
contribute to the documentation effort (i wouldn't mind contributing,
either) that there should be some forum for coordinating the work.

-brahm