theraven at sucs.org
Mon Aug 8 21:25:55 UTC 2005
Assuming that it is acceptable, I would be willing to do the
conversion to SGML (assuming someone can provide me with some SGML
documentation / examples, as I've not used it before). Alternately,
I can provide you with a copy of the original (some HTML, but not all
of the Ping Wales stuff).
On 8 Aug 2005, at 22:03, Siebrand Mazeland ((Kitano ICT)) wrote:
> Hi David and Mark,
> After reading David's first mail I've contacted wpaul@ (2005-08-01)
> to try
> and get some confirmation about the quality of the tutorial that David
> offered. So far Bill has not yet responded, unfortulately.
> I would like to edit the article and convert it to SGML if I get some
> 'authoritative' confirmation about the validity of the information
> in the
> tutorial, or as I put it to Bill: "My question to you is if you
> could take a
> look at the above mentioned web page  and let me know if the
> in it is a) correct and b) sufficient for the 'Handbook
> scope' (i.e. general
> interest and a 'quick start')."
> If YOU are able to answer the question above, please let me know
> and I'll go
>  http://www.pingwales.co.uk/tutorials/project-evil.html
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-doc at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> doc at freebsd.org]
> On Behalf Of Mark Linimon
> Sent: Monday, August 08, 2005 10:57 PM
> To: David Chisnall
> Cc: freebsd-doc at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Project Evil
> On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 04:44:55PM +0100, David Chisnall wrote:
>> Well, I'll take that complete lack of replies for a week as a `no'.
> One of the things in my experience with FreeBSD is that lack of
> more often means that everyone is hoping that someone else will
> pick up the
> ball and run with it, rather than the fact that no one thinks it's
> a good
> idea. Many of our most active committers are, well,
> overcommitted :) with
> their own projects and neat ideas.
> Note: generally if people think something's a _bad_ idea they'll
> let you
> know :-)
> I know it can be kind of frustrating for someone who's not a "known
> quantity" to be able to get something into the documentation/source
> tree/ports/whatever, but the key seems to be persistence over the
> fwiw, this idea sounds pretty good to me and I hope you pursue it.
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