FreeBSD's problems as seen by the community

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Sun Jan 20 14:24:16 PST 2008

Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2008-01-18 17:27, Lars Engels <lme at> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 03:34:33PM +0100, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
>>> If you mean by disconnected the people who appear once and ask
>>> something that can be answered by telling them to read a certain
>>> chapter in the handbook or one of the 120 HowTos we have written and
>>> collected (I have offered to the doc-mailing list to translate some
>>> to English, but that has been ignored),
>> Why do you need to ask first? Do you think that it would have been
>> rejected if you presented a translated version?
> Fair point.  I think that 120 'article-like' additions to our existing
> article collection stand a pretty good chance of including a *lot* of
> useful material.
> It would be a bit silly to reject an offer like that because it was
> written by 'disconnected' people.
> Dominic, if you get some (or evel all?) of these howtos translated to
> English, I offer my help to get them integrated into our doc tree.

The offer still stands, so thank you. I'll be selective about what I translate
and I'm just at the beginning of my exam session, so you'll need some patience
before I've got anything to show off.

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