Re: Just the FAQs, Maam.

Peter Fischer (
Thu, 20 Aug 1998 10:59:47 +0200

On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, John Gruenenfelder wrote:

! It's pretty obvious that there are a LOT of "newbie" questions here.  And
! while that isn't so bad a lot of these things are answered in the FAQ.
! Problem is, most people aren't getting the FAQ.  How about including the FAQ
! in AS distributions?  Just stick it in the main AS source directory or for
! RPMs put it in /usr/doc/Afterstep (or whatever, I don't use the RPM.  Maybe
! it's already done).  I think this would certainly help a lot of people.  Sure
! it would get out of date, but at least they'll have something.

I don't remember precisely what happens when you subscribe to this list, but 
why not send a pointer to the FAQ in the message you get from the listserver?
And a few words about RTFM.