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Re: FAQ entry? (Was: Texinfo-4.0)
On Wednesday 22 Nov 00, Charles Wilson writes:
> David Starks-Browning wrote:
> > On Wednesday 22 Nov 00, Christopher Faylor writes:
> > > Do we have a FAQ entry on what it takes to contribute a package? It's
> > > not that hard but this question keeps coming up.
> > No, we don't. I would gladly add one, but someone else will have to
> > write it, as I have not contributed any packages.
> I just posted a short recipe -- but it's not well-written enough to be
> part of the FAQ. Feel free to edit it to suit.
Thanks. I haven't scrutinized it, but my first impression is that
this is too much for a FAQ entry. It seems to me that a separate web
page, just for package maintainers, would be more appropriate for
this. (I don't mean private to package maintainers, just topical.)
That said, I've been contemplating a new faq-o-matic faq, which could
accomodate an entry like this more readily. (I know we've all talked
about faq-o-matic before.) But I'm afraid such a migration may be a
long way off. Certainly not this year!
If nothing else, the current FAQ could provide URL's to messages like
(Just my editorial opinion, I could possibly be swayed.)