MailingList <==> NewsGroup Suggestion(s)
tush at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 2 07:22:19 PDT 2002
Mark Hymers wrote:
>On Wed, 02, Oct, 2002 at 12:32:32AM -0500, Tushar Teredesai spoke thus..
>>To remove redundancy, the references to the mailing lists should be
>>removed from the LFS & BLFS books and instead they should point to the
>>webpage that lists all the ML/NGs in detail?
>Actually, that's probably the most sensible suggestion I've heard in a
>while. It would avoid having to keep resyncing the data (I noticed that
>lfs-chat is missing from the BLFS ML Page the other day; I still haven't
>got round to adding it).
>Alternatively, we could store the information on shadowfax and simply
>have a cronjob which converts it into the required format (HTML /
>Docbook XML) and commits it to cvs once a day if something has changed.
>That way, it'll always be up-to-date.
>Which way would people prefer?
Having a single page would be simpler. Even if the user is reading the
book off-line, the user will need to go online to communicate, so the
info on how/where to communicate might as well be online.
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