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



Excellent idea for a seperate list dedicated to documentation. I also volunteer
to help although I'm not a programmer and would not know how to set up the
list. Although, I am a writer by trade(kind of).  Let me know if anything
develops.

Victor

Brahm Windeler wrote:

> 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