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Re: Potentially destructive FAQ answer (attn maxb)

From: Joseph Galbraith <galb_at_vandyke.com>
Date: 2005-01-23 00:46:14 CET

Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2005, at 6:27 PM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>> --On Friday, January 21, 2005 9:45 PM +0000 Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net>
>> wrote:
>>> I can't imagine that I would have added it unless the initial attempt
>>> without it failed, in the case which actually drove me to write that
>>> FAQ.
>>> That said, I do feel a bit uneasy about having potentially dangerous
>>> advice so exposed. At very least, "back up your repository" should
>>> become
>> How about placing the answer to this question on a separate page?
> I like this idea. The link text can be
> "YES, I HAVE BACKED UP MY REPOSITORY, let me see the instructions"
> :)

Maybe there should also be a link to instructions in the
book or a faq "How do a backup my repository" or even
just a note: "A straight file copy will backup your
repository in case the following (dangerous) procedure does
not work."



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