Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: r24917: again no manual update
Re: r24917: again no manual update
From: Thomas Martitz <thomas.martitz_at_student.htw-berlin.de>
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 13:49:32 +0100
On 27.02.2010 11:43, Dominik Riebeling wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 8:46 AM, Jonathan Gordon<jdgordy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2) its updated too frequently
> the manual is built once per day, so what's the point? People who want
> something changing slower are likely to use releases anyway, and those
> don't change at all. People who want to use bleeding edge features
> need to look them up somewhere either.
>> 3) TeX is a PITA to work in and not everyone has the required tools
> If it's *just* adding new wps tags to a table there shouldn't be a
> problem at all. Hey, we're talking about people who managed to figure
> how to program C, so we should really expect them being able to extend
> something in a markup language that just needs to be extended.
The ability to program C doesn't suggest being to write Latex stuff.
They're completely separate beasts, and latex is not trivial at all.
> Furthermore, most people work on Linux. All Linux distributions ship
Wrong, because the required packages for the rockbox manual are worth
Received on 2010-02-27