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Re: BUG #1986: Please include ONE BIG .txt and .HTML file in *docs*.tar.gz

From: Jari Aalto <jari(dot)aalto(at)cante(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #1986: Please include ONE BIG .txt and .HTML file in *docs*.tar.gz
Date: 2005-10-23 08:21:59
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| Peter Eisentraut <peter_e AT> writes:
| > Am Freitag, 21. Oktober 2005 17:31 schrieb Jari Aalto:
| >> This ONE BIG file will help loading it off-line to
| >> a web browser (or editor *.txt), and to make quick searches on backward and
| >> forward.
| > This wouldn't be hard to implement.  Are others interested in this?
| I'd object to bloating the tarball itself with two redundant copies of
| the documentation ... especially on the basis of only one request.
| But couldn't we make such a version available for separate download
| by those who want it?

Thanks fo taking this issue forward. It would increase the
archive much because html and text files compress extremely
well. The logical place for the documentation, is the "doc"
package that already includes FAQ.

Perhaps you meant to separate:

- pure source (*.sgml):  *-doc-source.tar.gz
- generated files: *-doc-generated.tar.gz



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