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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@×××××××.org>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] more up to date minimal install cd
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2007 08:49:15
Message-Id: 20070303084452.7c6cfa8b@snowdrop
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] more up to date minimal install cd by Daniel Robbins
1 On Sat, 3 Mar 2007 01:34:36 -0700 "Daniel Robbins"
2 <drobbins.daniel@×××××.com> wrote:
3 > On 3/3/07, Denis Dupeyron <calchan@g.o> wrote:
4 > > What do you think of a simplified handbook ? One that presents a lot
5 > > fewer choices to the user, in order to be less confusing.
6 >
7 > YES, it's needed. The handbook didn't turn out quite as I expected it
8 > to. It should document a typical installation process with small links
9 > to alternate approaches and options that a user might opt to follow.
11 I asked for this approach back when the handbook was first created. It
12 was rejected by the docs team for being "too complicated to maintain".
13 Following Sven's (I think...) suggestion, I instead ported the quick
14 install guide (which is one page, and doesn't go off on lots of
15 weird tangents) to the archs upon which I was working at the time.
17 --
18 Ciaran McCreesh
19 Mail : ciaranm at
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Re: [gentoo-dev] more up to date minimal install cd Daniel Robbins <drobbins.daniel@×××××.com>