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Re: Real user now!
Re: Real user now!
Fri, 27 Feb 2004 01:56:07 +0100
> On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:
> > address@hidden writes:
> > > I'm now using Lilypond. I just installed 2.1.25, and noticed a couple of
> > > small things:
> > >
> > > 1. The lilypond-documentation Fedora Linux RPM installs docs in
> > > /usr/share/doc/lilypond. Strictly it should be in
> > > /usr/share/doc/lilypond-documentation-2.1.25 (i.e. with the same name as
> > > the RPM and with the version number).
> > This is intentional: we can refer to the docs as being in
> > /usr/share/doc/lilypond regardless of version and platform.
> I don't think that's a good enough excuse for breaking the naming rules,
> and I think there are better ways of achieving the same results. I haven't
> even seen any instructions on where to find the docs, but if I did want to
> look for them I'd look at man lilypond. This helpfully tells me that I can
> look at info lilypond for the full docs: no need to worry about paths. It
> could be made even more useful by having a note in the man page and info
> docs that there are also HTML and PDF versions; the paths to them can
> easily be inserted at build time.
That's actually slightly hairy, since proper documentation paths are
> If you wanted to make it really useful you could integrate the HTML and
> PDF docs with the other documentation readers like scrollkeeper (I don't
> know anything about this; I'm quite happy to use man, info and rpm -ql to
> find my documentation).
Great idea, it could've mine!
In fact, it was. I added OMF files to the -documentation RPM a year
ago, and couldn't work out how to get Yelp or kde-help to display
them. I gave up afterwards. Your patches are welcome.
> Finally, a tip you may want to include in the FAQ or Wiki: I started
(The whole point of a wiki is that you add it yourself.)
Han-Wen Nienhuys | address@hidden | http://www.xs4all.nl/~hanwen