RE: [linux-audio-user] RE: [linux-audio-dev] regarding the 2nd Book Of Linux Music & Sound

From: Ivica Ico Bukvic <ico.bukvic@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Fri Mar 31 2006 - 11:17:18 EEST

> > Seems to me that what could solve both the issue of consolidation and of
> > duplicate, mostly outdated documentation is generating a central website
> > that provides one Wiki page for every pertinent topic, whether that be a
> > specific software, system setup topic (i.e. ALSA), and/or
> > distribution-specific how-to. The end-users and/or project
> devs/contributors
> > could help generate the material
> IMHO wikis are what got us into this mess - there's nothing to stop
> users from posting wildly inaccurate information. So you end up with
> dozens of users posting .asoundrcs that they don't understand, but
> happened to solve (or hide) some problem for them.

Well, unattended ones are prone to doing that. Having multiple unrelated
instances further magnifies this issue. However, in the aforementioned
proposal, I suggested that Dave (and perhaps others? i.e. devs) would help
oversee and/or shape this *single* documentation resource in order to keep
it current and accurate. Hence, IMHO I see this as an all-encompassing

Best wishes,

Received on Fri Mar 31 12:15:11 2006

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