RFC: Release notes rearrangement
Bruce A. Mah
bmah at freebsd.org
Tue Dec 5 17:53:19 UTC 2006
If memory serves me right, Christian Brueffer wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 02, 2006 at 03:52:30PM -0800, Bruce A. Mah wrote:
>> If memory serves me right, Bruce A. Mah wrote:
>>> If memory serves me right, Christian Brueffer wrote:
>>>> Ok, I assume you have a prototype in the works. When that's out, we can
>>>> still decide whether or not this is an issue. Let's see how it looks :-)
>>> Well I didn't at the time but I threw something together (this took
>>> about 30 minutes). Sources, based on HEAD from today:
>>> (Untar this into src/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/ on a HEAD machine, so
>>> that it's a sibling of the existing relnotes directory.)
>>> PDF rendering:
>>> I might want to entity-ize the names of architectures and sort them into
>>> some consistent order, but this is roughly what I'd expect it to look like.
>> Any thoughts? There is no particular deadline for this work but I'd
>> like to do this before I forget about it. :-)
> I like it. Although I find those [amd64] etc entries midway through the
> sections still somewhat annoying, I don't have a good suggestion on how
> to improve this. Afterall there are entries that apply to multiple
> archs and moving them all to the end of the sections would still look
> kind of bad.
Thanks. Maybe we can do some typographical thing to make them less
annoying. (I don't have anything particularly in mind yet.) OK, I'm
going to request the repocopy from ncvs@ that I need to get the ball
rolling on this.
PS. Thanks also to others who replied!
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