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[Gnu-arch-users] Re: "Newbie-ized help"

From: Miles Bader
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: "Newbie-ized help"
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 13:22:26 +0900

Dustin Sallings <address@hidden> writes:
>> Bullshit.  "add-id" is much more clear as to what the command is doing.
>       I think there's a subtle difference between what a command does and 
> what a user is trying to accomplish.

Ids are not a `subtle detail' with arch, they'e something the user
should know about.

"Newbie friendly" docs should eliminate _unnecessary_ distractions, but
they shouldn't be dumbed down to the point of being misleading.

If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten.  [George Carlin]

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