Akemi Yagi wrote: > > Many of you on this mailing list may still remember the longish thread > regarding the writing of a HowTo rpmbuild article. At that time, I > quoted several forum posts to demonstrate the fact that we repeatedly > *type* the same answer each time a new person asks the same question. > This was because there wasn't really a good single point of reference > we could use and the best way of responding was to write the whole > thing out (again and again). > > At lease for me, the most propelling reason for creating a new article > is to make things easier for people helping new users rather than to > expect new users to read it. > > And the article/subject Ned is proposing is indeed worth writing. > With so many people switching from Fedora and other distros, we have > been having so many occasions in which we should explain what an > enterprise class OS (thus CentOS) is about. > See, you put that so much better than I did! As Bill suggested, if the FAQ section were more comprehensive, that would work equally well. For me, it's as much an issue of structuring the information in a way that makes it easy to find/link to as it is about merely creating the relevant content.