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Subject:Re: User Guides in PDF Format on the Web From:"Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 16 Apr 1997 09:35:41 -0700
At 09:35 AM 4/16/97 -0500, Mike Huber wrote:
>What I think happened here is shovelware: the manual, intended as a
>published paper document to be distributed as hard copy, was tossed on the
>FTP site without any modifications. No weird conflict of intentions, just
>one of the problems that occur when documents are re-used.
If you like the online version of reused material you call it "repurposing."
If you don't, you call it "shovelware."
As for the Be manual itself: if it doesn't say, "Burn before reading," I say
print the sucker.
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