[ntp:questions] Re: Latest changes to TWikiGettingStarted
brad.knowles at skynet.be
Mon Oct 6 09:51:05 UTC 2003
At 3:09 AM +0000 2003/10/06, Harlan Stenn wrote:
> While I don't run in to large numbers of admins at any particular site,
> I run into a fair number of them. I do not recall ever seeing a Unix
> admin who prefers this information in anything other than plain text.
> However, my experience is only my experience.
From all the admins I've met over the years, both at local groups
(such as OldBaySAGE) and at international conferences (e.g., LISA and
SANE), I would say that this is a pretty universal opinion.
There is a place for web documentation, and it may be valuable to
ship some or all of that documentation with the rest of the software,
but the core documentation that will actually get used on most any
non-Microsoft OS is almost certainly going to be the flat text files.
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
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