[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Making It Easy For New Authors (was Re: Style Guide)

> Le mar, 10 oct 2000, David Lawyer a écrit :
> > A major problem is that we are making a huge mistake by not having a
> > short HOWTO-HOWTO (or the like) that would suggest the use of LinuxDoc
> > sgml s
On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 08:44:25PM +0200, jdd wrote:
> I think we should propose to beginners one and only one text processor,
> the simplest able to do all (lyx??) and let available a package with this
> processor and all what is necessary to start - I never manage to only read
> through the last HOWTO-HOWTO version.

Most new authors already know a text editor or word processor.  They
don't want to learn another just so they can write a doc on Linux.  So
show them how to do sgml with the software they already know.  That's
what's nice about LinuxDoc, fewer and shorter tags to manually enter.

			David Lawyer

To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to ldp-discuss-request@lists.debian.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmaster@lists.debian.org