Another Unofficial UbuntuGuide?
albi at scii.nl
Sat Nov 5 19:50:44 UTC 2005
On Sat, 5 Nov 2005 14:21:49 -0500
Kim Briggs <patiodragon at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/5/05, crypticreign <crypticreign at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> > Corey Burger wrote:
> > > Please don't resurrect the Ubuntuguide. Help.ubuntu.com should
as a sidenote, i wondered whether it's possible to make the english a
little more "accessible" to non-native english speakers ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resurrection does give me an idea what
you were trying to say, but still
> > What's wrong with Ubuntuguide.org? I think that it has been an
> > excellent resource, atleast for myself.
> I thought that originally, too, I even gave the guy a little money,
> because I wouldn't have been able to get multimedia working on my own.
> Then I read a post by the people that actually work with the
> developers to create documentation. It said the auther of
> ubuntuguide.org did not make corrections that they informed him about
when http://www.ubuntuguide.org was just up i've emailed the maintainer
about a mistake and he emailed back and changed it very soon
> and his instructions could actually mess up your system.
with the backports ? possibly yes, but i'd say the
backports-maintainers are to blame for that
> So, now that there is a community-developed help guide, I will
> definitely stick with that, because they cooperate, play nice, etc.
> THAT is the biggest benefit of open source IMHO.
well, i've looked at http://help.ubuntu.com and realise that what i
like about ubuntuguide.org is the fancy layout (e.g. the black
terminal-part) combined with the not-having-to-open-up-another-webpage
nevertheless, good luck to the ubuntu-documentation project!
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