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Re: RAID HOWTOs
Greg Ferguson wrote:
> On Jan 20, 9:34am, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > Subject: Re: RAID HOWTOs
> > Greg Ferguson wrote:
> > >
> > > On Jan 20, 9:06am, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > > > Subject: Re: RAID HOWTOs
> > > > ...
> > > > This would also help people who want to help out
> > > > with the LDP by taking up maintence of HOWTOs that aren't being
> > > > maintained.
> > >
> > > Would it help if I put together a list of those HOWTO's that haven't
> > > been modified in "X" amount of time, with pointers to the docs
> > > themselves?
> > I've noticed that a lot of the HOWTOs use a timespan of six months in
> > "dating" the document. I.E. if this document is older than six months,
> > then check URL for more information. Does this sound like a reasonable
> > timespan for the LDP to adopt? I realize that some documents will last
> > much longer, and some won't last anywhere near that long, but on
> > average.
> > >
> > > We would then have to determine if the doc itself is still relevent,
> > > in a given context.
> > This should just be a matter of having someone familiar with the subject
> > read over it.
> > >
> > > This is something that could be done quickly. Perhaps the
> > > page containing this info would have a "mailto:" pointer
> > > that would come back to this list? - "If you are interested in
> > > working on/modifying/etc this document click...".
> > Sounds good to me.
> I have a script to generate this info. Not being sure of what time
> amount to use, I simply went against *all* various howto's and
> sorted according to the modify date ("stale" to "fresh").
> I didn't put the email link in (I can). For now, I'll use the script
> to generate a static html page. You can see a copy of the output:
> Let me know about format changes, additions, subtractions, etc.
> Is this useful?
Useful, but broken. :) all of the links point to ftp://pub/stuff,
which just doesn't work. :) If it's not too hard, can you swap the
sort order, to put the latest ones at the top?
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