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Re: Distribution HOWTO about to bite the dust.
On Aug 23, 1:42pm, Greg Ferguson wrote:
> Subject: Re: Distribution HOWTO about to bite the dust.
> On Aug 22, 11:20pm, David Lawyer wrote:
> > Subject: Re: Distribution HOWTO about to bite the dust.
> > On Tue, Aug 22, 2000 at 10:18:54PM -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > [...]
> > Since it's still needed, I think it should go to "Unmaintained".
> > >
> > > 2) That the META-FAQ be updated to point to LWN's distribution page
> > > and the ports page).
> > >
> > > Of course, if anyone disagrees and wants to continue maintaining the
> > > Distribution HOWTO, that person is welcome to do so.
> > Let's look for a new maintainer. And thanks to ESR for his work on
> > it. I found it useful. Could someone add a link to LWN's
> > distribution page to it so it would then be somewhat less obsolete?
> I can add the link, but it's too date specific in it's
> current form. Is there a way anyone knows of to link to
> lwn in a non-specific manner (and have it re-direct)?
> Currently, we have:
> What I'd like to have/use as a reference (and have it re-direct):
> something of that nature. Otherwise, I suppose we could point
> to other distribution info sites, such as kernerlnotes.org,
> linux.com, etc.
Got it (per the LWN folks): http://lwn.net/current/dists.php3
I'll add this into the HOWTO-INDEX, in the abstract area for the
Distribution HOWTO. I can also place it into the Distribution
It also looks like we (hopefully) have a new maintainer.
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