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Re: [opensuse] Documentation required BEFORE release!
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 13:48:49 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0604251344440.21707@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Tuesday 2006-04-25 at 03:22 +0200, houghi wrote:

> Not sure if you always need the sourcecode to work on documentation. But
> then that must be worked out with the developer.

You need the .po to generate the .pot files, and the gettext utilities.
Also, you need the c source for context. Then, aside from the program
itself, the plain doc is often not a plaintext, but is done with docbook
or xml o some other thing you need the source of, not the end result we
normally see.


> So what is the question and what are the limitations? It is clear that at
> this moment there is no one place of all Linux documentation for programs.

True enough.

- --
Cheers,
Carlos Robinson
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