What's going on?

Peter Neuhaus pneuhaus@openit.de
Mon, 22 May 2000 12:19:57 +0200


On Fri, 19 May 2000, Horacio MG wrote:

> > - and hopefully a chapter on Mozilla/Outlook plugins
> Hopefully? While I can understand it, I wish people were given the
> chance of building the book with/out that particular chapter.
To broaden the acceptance of GnuPG, of course... ;-) I will stick to mutt, for my part.
> > - a concise reference derived from the manpage
[...] ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > the following chapters have been dropped:
> >
> > - c5 (topics)
> > - c6 (command reference)
> > - c7 (options reference)
> ???
> Really meaning here that there will be no command & options reference
> chapters?
See above... that will be the "concise reference". IMHO it's not necessary to have 75 pages command & options reference as in the english GPH. As I've said before, it isn't all work done, yet.
> > > If whatever has been done is going to be, sooner or later,
> > > translated into English
> >
> > That's a good idea - as soon as the german version is in (or close to)
> > a final stade. I'm looking forward to cooperate...
> Cooperate? I'm afraid you will have to translate German -> English on
> your own. I wish I could help, "aber, haben Sie sehen mein Deutsch ist
> gleich null?" Seriously, I only can do the English -> Spanish bit.
Your german is getting better, though... but let's finish the german version first... :-)
> Anyway, just my opinion but, if the Unix Command & Option chapters won't
> be there anymore then I believe the "old handbook" should be allowed to
> stay and farther develope aside from the new one.
There will be a reference. The german GPH won't be a reduced version of the english one - rather an expanded. bye, Peter