On Sun, 2010-08-15 at 09:12 +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote: > On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 23:03:33 (CEST), Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote: > > >> The example should go into /usr/share/doc/pd-motex/examples. > > > > The 'examples' folder is part of the standard library format for Pd > > libraries, so it needs to be in the library. A .pd file is something > > like a .svg or a .ps: it is a text file, but its not human > > readable/editable in a useful way. Really a .pd file is more like a > > binary like .elc or .pyc than a text file. So I am not sure it is so > > useful in the /usr/share/doc/pd-motex/examples directory. > > If you think these files help users to get started with the package, > then it should go there. If it doesn't help, leave it.
> > Also, Pd users will expect the examples to show up in the Pd library > > browser. Do you think it would be useful to > > make /usr/share/doc/pd-motex/examples a link to the examples in the > > library folder? > > Yes, that makes sense to me. The format (html, text, pdf) doesn't really > matter. Ok, I added a debian/links file to provide usr/share/doc/pd-motex/README and usr/share/doc/pd-motex/examples. > >> Similar to the discussion on pd-zexy, is something needed to use motex? > >> If so, you should document that in README.Debian. > > > > The instructions in pd-zexy/README.Debian are not Debian-specific and > > nothing about the Debian packages require users to load libraries > > differently than on other platforms. IMHO, Pd users are better off > > using the official Pd docs on how to load libraries rather than > > maintaining many different README files for each library that can easily > > get out of date. > > Would it be possible to install a copy of the official documentation in > the package? This way debian users could also read it offline. Yes, the documentation is already included in the 'puredata' package. .hc _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers