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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2000 15:43:05 -0400
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Subject: Re: [RFD]: Where to put the important README files?
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In-Reply-To: <200006071636.JAA09647@cygnus.com>; from rdparker@butlermfg.com on Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 11:32:44AM -0500

On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 11:32:44AM -0500, Parker, Ron wrote:
>I was hoping for an orthogonal location that would be *just* for Cygwin
>specific files.  This would allow us to install all of the "standard"
>documentation and have our own post-install README's in a discrete location.
>Something like:
>
>*	/usr/doc/Cygwin
>
>as a base directory for our documentation.  Then later we could add:
>
>*	/usr/doc/Cygwin/FAQ/*
>*	/usr/doc/Cygwin/UserGuide/*
>*	/usr/doc/Cygwin/API/*
>
>Anyway, just pick a subdirectory for the crucial postinstallation files.
>Perhaps PostInstall or README-1st since README-1st carries a little more
>urgency in the users mind than the ever-ignored README.
>
>Well that's my 2 cents/pfennigs/centimes/forints/centavos/etc. worth.

This idea gets my vote.

cgf

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