At 12:20 AM 7/6/98 -0700, Jeff Lasman wrote:
>As some have already pointed out, many of us who are NOT unix-users, not
>majordomo-owners, but only list-owners, never get the documentation.
In defense of Rich's frustration, most of these types of questions can be
answered by reading the FAQ and the comments in each list.config file. This
has little to do with whether the Majordomo Docs -- which are by no means
perfect or newbie-oriented -- are available to non-local list owners.
>I haven't read the list faq (but will, if someone would be so kind as to
>direct me to it); I hope it tells people (near the top <grin>) where the
>majordomo documentation can be found.
Ugh. 20 lashes with a wet noodle for the first part of the paragraph. The
FAQ is merely:
1) on the Majordomo Web site
2) posted regularly to this mailing list
3) in the list archives (by definition of #2)
4) easily found via AltaVista, Yahoo, etc
However, the 2nd part is valid:
Note to GreatCircle webmaster: for the benefit of list-owners who use
Majordomo as a service (rather than being the ones who installed it), can
the generic Doc/list-owner-info file be broken out of the tarball and made
available on the Majordomo Web site? Or at least link to Jeff's localized
HTML version at <http://www.smoe.org/lists/list-owner-info.html>? This is,
I think, the only piece of the Docs that is useful to those who do not
necessarily have access to the installed source.