[vlc-devel] Re: [RFC] New doc module?

Loïc Minier lool at via.ecp.fr
Wed Jan 15 19:00:32 CET 2003

Sam Hocevar <sam at zoy.org> - Wed, Jan 15, 2003:

>    One simple example: http://test.videolan.org/vlc/features.html,
> filling this table is definitely a developer's job. Why should we deny
> developers the possibility to update the website? Some projects go
> even further and have their whole website managed by a Wiki (SDLperl).

 I don't see why developers should bother describing the "product", it's
 either the job of the project members right now.

>    If by "storing" you mean you mean "have a generated plaintext version
> in the CVS", then I agree.

 I meant.

> >  Do you think developers are working with older versions of the
> >  documentation others than the latest one?
>    No I don't. Why?

   Because that means problem 5 is not a problem (for me at least).

>    I meant it's a good thing to have the FAQ in the VLC CVS because it
> makes it easier for the packagers to ship VLC with its FAQ.

 I thought exactly the contrary (hence all the preceding). Anyway, I
 give up, you're the boss.

> ... uuencoded PDF ...
> ...
>    Given the amount of tools needed to build VLC, I don't think anyone
> will notice we added one. :-)
> ...
> gnupg's [FAQ] is really cool

   ARGH! Stop trolling me!

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