Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/databases
To: Ben Collver <email@example.com>
From: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/21/2004 12:43:15
I disagree that it causes massive confusion. It doesn't seem like a big
deal either way, and I think a competant user could deal with either layout.
An important point is that it is reasonable for a user to want to look
at documentation for some package, and then cope with the format that
it happens to be in. This argues pretty strongly for
There is also a consistency problem; html is currently a special case,
rather than having txt/html/pdf subdirectories, there is html and
I note that info is already a special case, but that makes sense only
because of how info readers work. Web servers can serve all sorts of
documentation formats - certainly txt/pdf/html.
Greg Troxel <email@example.com>