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Re: CD edition
On Apr 26, 8:49pm, Gary Lawrence Murphy wrote:
> Subject: Re: CD edition
> >>>>> "G" == Greg Ferguson <email@example.com> writes:
> G> On Apr 25, 12:06pm, Francois-Rene Rideau wrote:
> >> Subject: Re: CD edition How big is the LDP stuff? Note that we
> >> only need keep sensible formats: say, sgml and html; others can
> >> be generated on-the-fly.
> G> The HTML, w/tar files, and all the rest of the web site
> G> currently opccupies around 160meg. If we decide to add PDF
> G> and/or PostScript, that will obviously inflate the number a
> G> fair amount. Once we decide what should go on the CD, I can
> G> figure out the amount of space required.
> We should do a dedicated CD which includes all translations (or are
> you including that in your estimate). This would be of greatest
> use in the field.
That sounds fine to me as well. A dedicated CD gives us room to
grow and add all formats that we want. I think Stein Gjoen had
a fine idea to put together a few scripts, which prepare the
structure, generate some top-level README or index.html files,
and do the necessary packaging.
> G> btw, SGI is planning on including the LDP (mirror of the web
> G> site) on a special Linux-oriented release of the "Developer's
> G> Toolbox" CD.
> Cool, so half the work of arranging our stuff is going to be done
> for us? I love open source.
hehe...it's simply a mirror of the website (one area of the CD
will consist of the mirrored LDP site).
So how soon do we need/want this?
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