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Re: [Bacula-devel] [Bacula-users] Bacula Status

--- On Thu, 10/2/08, Dan Langille <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Dan Langille <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [Bacula-devel] [Bacula-users] Bacula Status
> To: hjrrs@xxxxxxxxx
> Cc: "bacula-users" <bacula-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Kern Sibbald" <kern@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "bacula-devel" <bacula-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, bacula-users-fr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, October 2, 2008, 11:50 AM
> On Oct 2, 2008, at 11:39 AM, Hemant Shah wrote:
> > Kern,
> >
> >  When you add these features to the on-line
> documentation, it would  
> > be nice if there was a tag (maybe in the left margin)
> that provided  
> > the version of bacula that supported that option.
> The online documentation is available in two forms:
> The dev version
> The released version
> >  From reading this userlist I have noticed that many
> users install  
> > whatever is available in the software repository,
> which are old  
> > versions, and there are few users who stay one version
> behind for  
> > stability. When they read the documentation it is not
> clear whether  
> > a given option is supported in their version of
> bacula.
> I disagree with your conclusion regarding who is running
> what.  I  
> think most people use whatever is released, not what is in
> the  
> repository.
> What you are seeing on the list are people who are very
> active with  
> Bacula.  There are far many more users than are on this
> list, let  
> alone are posting to the lst.
> The documentation for previous releases is available at
> installation  
> time (or should be; packages that do otherwise are
> defective  
> IMNSHO) .  In addition. documentation can be downloaded
> from the  
> website at any time.

  Yes, it can be downloaded anytime, but I am suggesting that a version number tag could be added to the documentation while the new features are added to the documentation, so it does not take lots of additional effort.

> I would like to have all released documentation online in
> HTML  
> format.  We lack resources (people) to do that.  Join the  
> documentation mailing list if you are interested.
> -- 
> Dan Langille
> http://langille.org/

Hemant Shah
E-mail: hjrrs@xxxxxxxxx


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