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Re: Split INSTALL -> INSTALL.Unix and INSTALL.Windows ?

From: Michael Sweet <mike_at_easysw.com>
Date: 2005-11-28 14:13:17 CET

Max Bowsher wrote:
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> The INSTALL file is currently extremely large, and intermingles Unix and
> Windows instructions in a way which is not ideal, either for the users
> reading it, or for the people trying to maintain the document.
> Anyone have any objections to me splitting the INSTALL file into two
> separate documents?

One comment on this proposal - it would probably make sense to
separate the Windows instructions into a separate file, but leave
the UNIX/Linux instructions in "INSTALL". Similarly, you can add
Novell, AS/400, etc. variations as needed, but the main file shows
the common stuff with pointers to the others as needed.

This is done with many other projects with good results...

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com
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