Only one new document this week, but a very impressive one: Binh Nguyen released the first official version of the Linux Dictionary. With nearly 9000 entries, this is one of the most complete references currently available.
These new ideas this week:
Greg Ferguson sent in an update indicating that the list of HOWTOs and mini-HOWTOs have been merged and there is just one master (combined) list in the HOWTO-INDEX vs. the current two and only one set of tar files per document variant vs. the current two.
Simon Anderson was frustrated with the LDP author guide and DocBook, and wondered why the LDP used DocBook even though "Everyone reads HOWTOs in html anyway". In response Chris Karakas explained why the separation of presentation of content from the content itself was important. Several people had suggestions for Simon Anderson to deal with the problems that he was facing. Tabatha also mentioned that the author guide was being reviewed and revamped by Emma Jane Hogbin.
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