[postgis-devel] README reduction (1.1.0 closeup call)

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Wed Dec 14 09:15:54 PST 2005

On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 06:07:25PM +0100, strk at refractions.net wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 08:45:01AM -0800, Paul Ramsey wrote:
> > Sorry, no dice.  A pet peave of mine is having to leave my  
> > commandline for installation instructions when getting new software.   
> > INSTALLATION and UPGRADING are required, and USAGE is a nice-to-have,  
> > in terms of giving very basic instructions sufficient to see that the  
> > software works as advertised.
> I don't have to leave commandline for browsing postgis manual,
> anyway point taken (respect for low technology).
> How about using xsltproc (or lynx -dump) to generate a 
> postgis-manual.txt ?

mmm. I tried both, and both output suck :/
Let's get back to hand-written version.


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