comments on the new rcNG section.

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Thu Jul 3 14:11:57 UTC 2003

On Thu, 03 Jul 2003 08:08:20 -0500
Eric Anderson <anderson at> wrote:

> Murray Stokely wrote:
> > I don't recall if I mentioned this or not, but I don't think we should
> > list all 40 files in /etc/rc.d/ in the rcNG section.  It's just going
> > to generate silly PRs when new files are added.  It doesn't really
> > matter or add anything to the text.  It's just filler.  I suggest we
> > invite users to type ls on their own system and maybe list a few files
> > followed by '...'.  Attempting to list all, even after qualifying it
> > with something like "at the time of this writing", is I think in
> > general a bad idea unless it is really necessary for clarify.
> > 
> > I think this new section could in general do with some more
> > wordsmithing.  I'll take another look at it in 24 hours if noone beats
> > me to it.
> Wow - this must have gotten jammed up on somehow:
> Hopefully this wasn't crucial then.. :)
> Eric

Not really, I did get a copy when it was originally sent.  :)

Tom Rhodes

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