[Mageia-discuss] Handbooks - the lot

Liam R E Quin liam at holoweb.net
Mon Jun 11 20:51:32 CEST 2012

On Mon, 2012-06-11 at 14:04 -0400, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
> On Thursday 12 Apr 2012 22:28 my mailbox was graced by a message from Liam R E 
> Quin who wrote:
> > > if I want a KDE application I have to install the handbook.
> > Which seems to me exactly right. It's insane to install applications
> > without their documentation.
> I have a palmtop (EeePC) with only 4Gb HD, and I consider it would be insane, 
> given the limited HD space, to install things I do not need for daily use.

The distribution needs to behave sensibly for most users, with the
possibility of customising it for individual needs.

You found a way to remove the documentation, and presumably you would
never read it anyway.

I still say individual programs, when installed, should include


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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