[ntp:questions] Re: Latest changes to TWikiGettingStarted

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Mon Oct 6 03:32:11 UTC 2003

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Dave,
> When I unpack software (tarball or CVS or whatever) I want clear, simple
> plain text instructions on how to build/install and run it.

You surely can easily attain that goal. How about rip of quick.html and
build.html as plain ASCII text files? My comments elsewhere this thread
(rope) are intended mainly for program reference purposes, not instantly
ignitable build and install.

> I do not want to have to use a browser.

Do you run any Sun machines? The printed manuals are outrageously
expensive and our sysadmins use only browsers.


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