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RE: Style Guide (was Re: I'm a sucker)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Lloyd [mailto:email@example.com]
> Hi there!
> > Don't forget that the most important point of the LDP is to get
> > documentation. Any hurdles placed in the way will lead to less
> > documentation.
> I agree, but some people may actually want some guidelines on how or
> what they should write. It also helps the volunteers who change the
> document into the final form...
Right now, the LDP doesn't have all that much respect from much of the Linux
community. I'm on the mailing lists for quite a few other doc projects, and
occasionally the LDP will come up, and it's almost never mentioned in a good
light. I'd love to see this change (which is why I'm on the list), but most
people can't put a finger on what it is that they don't like.
A lot of people see the LDP as just a big group of individual, without any
sense of direction at all. In many respects, this is correct. I think that
a style guide, helping to give a more consistent "look and feel" to our
documentation would go a long ways towards giving the LDP a more
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