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Re: Get docs for contrib on the web somewhere

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Get docs for contrib on the web somewhere
Date: 2006-03-17 18:40:12
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On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 12:22:44PM -0600, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 02:05:44PM -0800, David Fetter wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 01:50:47PM -0600, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> > > It would be nice if there was an easy place to see the documentation
> > > for the various contrib projects.  Would this be hard to setup?  I
> > > think the plain text would be fine, just need to post the readme's
> > > somewhere and link to them.
> > 
> > http://developer.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/contrib/ has at least
> > the raw files.  I'd be delighted to put up something more, tho :)
> 
> Yeah, but very few people would ever think to look in CVS for
> documentation. I think it'd be much better if we could include the
> README's in the documentation build process somehow...

I'm all for it.  Do you have an idea of how this might work?  I
suppose some kind of idiot conversion of READMEs to man pages might be
appropriate.  Dunno about what would happen on Windows.  Um, help?

Cheers,
D
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