cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq book.sgml

Simon L. Nielsen simon at
Tue Nov 9 02:59:56 PST 2004

On 2004.11.09 10:53:55 +0000, Ceri Davies wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 07:41:19PM -0600, Mark Linimon wrote:
> > On Monday 08 November 2004 01:24 pm, Ceri Davies wrote:
> > > One step closer to yay!.diff, which reads:
> > >
> > > -    <title>Frequently Asked Questions for FreeBSD 2.X, 3.X, 4.X, 5.X, 
> > and 6.X</title>
> > >> +    <title>Frequently Asked Questions for FreeBSD 3.X, 4.X, 5.X, and 
> > 6.X</title>
> > 
> > Is there any reason to keep the 3.X stuff?  My opinion is that anyone
> > with a 3.X system has a 3.X version of the FAQ on it.  I'm not even
> > sure I'd wish to keep 4.X where X is less than (say) 8.
> No, other than that purging 3.X is a larger piece of work.  I agree that
> it should go too, but I'm also developing a similar opinion of the FAQ
> as a whole.

I think the idea of merging the stuff worth keeping into mini-FAQ's in
the Handbook, which has been talked about many times before, is the
way to go.  But of course that requires that somebody actually does
it, and I'm not currently signing up for any more tasks :-).

I'm not sure if the FAQ should then be kept around as a sort of list
of pointers to the mini-FAQ's, I can't really see right now if that
would just cause more trouble than it's worth.

Simon L. Nielsen
FreeBSD Documentation Team
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