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Re: KDE Help system, first look
Two Ducks wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Apr 1998, Kevin Forge wrote:
> >I have done a lot of reading of KDE help ( I am testing it to death
> >after all :) and have found it get this NICER THAN WINDOWS HELP.
> >Yes some things could be put in a more step by step manner, but alas
> >that is a mater of writing talent rather than format or programing.
> Yep. I think that this is a point where SEUL can contribute to KDE,
> as well as GNOME and anything else, is providing this content.
> That content is, after all, geared towards the end user.
> Perhaps we should aim some effort at providing an initial cut at these
> user docs. It may be worthwhile talking with KDE and Gnome (and
> others) on this topic so that we (and they) do not reproduce existing
> effort. Any thoughts?
Well firstly, We need to understand what SEUL will and won't do. They
are willing to use the KDE document format for consistency, since it
is clearly good enough, but they won't right KDE help files since that
would be like righting a program for KDE and helping it spread.
Now that we have got that distinction clear you can get down to looking
at the GNOME apps that work and writing docs for them in the KDE format.
"Through the firewall, out the router, down the T1, across the
backbone, bounced from satellite, Nothing but net."