David Jao is working on a DVD playing HOWTO, because, as he points out, the current document is way too outdated, unmaintained, and no longer even remotely accurate. Since everybody who wants to play DVDs on Linux runs into DMCA and other barriers, the proposal was hauled in enthusiastically.
David didn't sit still the last couple of weeks: he did a rewrite of the devices section in the Modem HOWTO, which is now v0.32; added more on flow control and updated the device info in the Serial HOWTO v2.22 and there are some minor formatting changes in the Text Terminal HOWTO, v1.34.
The responsible for the Selangor i-ownur.info mirror informed us about domain name problems they are having, due to which the mirror is now located at http://ldp.leakage.org. Like the previous one, it is updated daily.
Though The LDP is facing a lot of problems with old and out-of-date documents these days, once in a while, we do hear from responsible authors regarding what they want to be done to their documents. Emma got in touch with Harish Thampi, the author of the Acer HOWTO, which has not been updated since 3 years. Harish would probably submit the document to linux-on-laptops.com
Emma is also going through our collection to check for out of date documents and duplicate information suggesting merging of documents wherever applicable. Thank you Emma for that.
Charles Curley pointed to us that there is some useful documentation on Docbook and Emacs/PSGML at http://fedora.redhat.com/participate/documentation-guide/.
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