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Re: [GENERAL] Documentation quality WAS: interesting

From: "scott(dot)marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>
To: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: <nolan(at)celery(dot)tssi(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,"'Advocacy PostgreSQL'" <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"'PostgreSQL-general'" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Documentation quality WAS: interesting
Date: 2003-06-24 15:08:12
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.33.0306240907290.26899-100000@css120.ihs.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Jan Wieck wrote:

> nolan(at)celery(dot)tssi(dot)com wrote:
> >> ??? You can look at an HTML file directy with any browser.  If you're SSH-ing 
> >> in to a remote system, use Lynx.  Though I agree that providing both man and 
> >> html would be nicer.
> > 
> > Try accessing a HTML file on a Linux system from a PC-based browser.  
> > 
> > Unless you have some kind of file sharing software running, which I 
> > generally don't because the only times I've ever been hacked into they 
> > got in through file sharing ports, you can't get there from here.
> 
> If you work on Unix systems remotely on a regular base, you should have 
> a Unix system as a workstation too. That way you can use ssh(1) to 
> forward your X11 connections through a secure channel.
> 
> A "second" PC can be implemented as a memory+disk upgrade together with 
> a VMware license.

I gave up on windows as a workable solution for interfacing to Unix 
systems long ago.  It's like driving a mini-cooper around a track full of 
formula-1 cars.


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