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Re: [SLE] The SuSE Linux Server
  • From: Cliff Sarginson <cliff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 02:14:10 +0200
  • Message-id: <20010821021410.C4426@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 10:58:44PM +0000, Martin Webster wrote:
> On Monday 20 August 2001 9:42 pm, David Grove wrote:
> >> Publishing takes longer than programming: published thingies actually have
> > to be correct...
>
> Rarely are these days though; they seem to push publications out so quickly
> that they don't get a chance to thoroughly proof read them. For example, "The
> SuSE Linux Server" contains two different pronunciations for "SuSE" - Soo-see
> and Sue-sah (or something like that) plus other typos.
>
The SuSE distribution manuals, while pretty good, suffer from some
problems..

- German in places, and germanisms in the text
- Out of date/incorrect information
- Repeated blocks of text
- ...

They are obviously not proof read very well..although compared
to the manual that came with 6.1....

Cliff

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