Subject: Re: NetBSD listed by Scilab page
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Eric Fox <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 02/24/1999 04:35:29
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From: Eric Fox <>
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
Subject: Re: NetBSD listed by Scilab page
Cc: netbsd-advocacy@NetBSD.ORG

On 24-Feb-99 Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Feb 1999, Eric Fox wrote:
> More importantly, where exactly should they link to? After all, most
> webmasters know that it's bad form to link into arbitray pages on someone
> else's site. My suggestion: post instructions on the package home page
> (that would be
> <>, I think),
> encouraging developers to link there for build instructions, to link into
> the binaries browser for binary downloads, and also to check the links
> there back to their own site. 

Excellent idea.  I was going to provide suggestions such as our main page, , with or without using netbsd-button.gif, or the
README.html for their package,[specific branch]/README.html .
But I also like your idea of links to "The NetBSD packages collection" page. 
I'll add that to the list.  Thanks!

  /\---/\  Eric J Fox
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