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Re: Is there a FAQ? (HELP)

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Is there a FAQ? (HELP)
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 05:53:47 -0400
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On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 05:42:32AM -0230, Neil Zanella wrote:
> Hello,
> I have seen this "Is there a FAQ?" question posted quite a few times now
> on this mailing list. Why don't we just distribute ncurses-faq.html as
> part of ncurses-5.1.tar.gz? That way distributions like Red Hat would just
> install the FAQ as /usr/doc/ncurses-devel-5.1/ncurses-faq.html along
> with hackguide.html and ncurses-intro.html (or perhaps as 
> /usr/doc/ncurses-5.1/ncurses-faq.html). Users of ncurses would also find
> the FAQ more readily as they unpack the archive.

The information that people mostly need from the faq is already in the
source distribution -- they simply don't bother to read it.  Adding one
more file to the sources won't change that.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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