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 get out of date.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.


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