"Ubuntu Packaging Guide"
barry at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 7 22:03:24 UTC 2011
On Jun 06, 2011, at 04:21 PM, Steve Langasek wrote:
>I can remember several years ago that one of the great advantages of Ubuntu
>over Debian for the budding developer was that Debian had the New Maintainer
>Guide, and Ubuntu had nice short wiki pages that told you how to get started
>and hit the ground running. I feel like the playing field has been leveled
>somewhat since then, but not in the direction I would've liked ;), because
>there is a constant pressure to add more documentation. That's not a bad
>thing per se, but we need to be vigilant that we don't add this
>documentation in the wrong place. The "quick start guide" should be the
>*first* place we direct new developers, with "would you like to know more?"
>links available for them to drill down into; and if more documentation needs
>to be added, it should be added on the individual detail pages.
>I think the Ubuntu Packaging Guide represents a great opportunity for this
>kind of refactoring to take place. I don't get the impression that this has
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