Bug 78792 - Add info about tools used to create document.
Add info about tools used to create document.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-cg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tammy Fox
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Reported: 2002-11-30 00:11 EST by David Masterson
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-02 14:14:56 EST
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Description David Masterson 2002-11-30 00:11:52 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003

Description of problem:
Please consider adding to the introduction of all Red Hat documentation a
section describing the tools used to create the documentation (TeX, Emacs,
Texinfo, texi2html, etc.)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.View the above URL on any RH80 system.

Actual Results:  N/A

Expected Results:  A section on how document was created.

Additional info:

I feel that it is useful to those learning about Linux to see how the tools are
used in action.  Therefore, I think it is appropriate to include a section about
what tools were used to create the documentation.  Also mention (if available)
where the source for the document is so that users may update if they are inclined.
Comment 1 Tammy Fox 2002-12-02 12:49:13 EST
The Colophon of all RHL manuals include most of this information such as
Comment 2 David Masterson 2002-12-02 14:14:49 EST
Ah ha!  You are correct.  I'd never heard the word "colophon" before.  Thanks.
Comment 3 Tammy Fox 2002-12-03 16:26:35 EST
I added a sentence about Emacs and PSGML mode, just to be complete. It will
appear in the next versions of the manuals.

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