Re: General GNOME User docs

I was a bit inaccurate in quoting the title. The full title is "If
you are new to UNIX/Linux" and the info there is so basic
(filenames/symlinks/permissions/device names/mounting...) that it
applies to *all* Unices I know - Linux, Solaris, whatever.
Sorry for the confusion. 

On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 09:13:48PM -0500, Kevin Breit wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 07:05:57PM -0700, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> > I have some political objections to this.  Linux is NOT the only OS that
> > GNOME runs on.  Right this instant, it's probably bigger than all of the
> > others combined, but shipping GNOME with Solaris et al has the potential to
> > change that.  I doubt that anything else will weight in as heavily as Linux,
> > but they can certainly make it so that Linux has less than 50% of the GNOME
> > desktops.  I think we should leave this up to the people who actually
> > distribute GNOME, so that they can include one that's specific for their
> > operating environment.  SGI can include one for IRIX, Sun one for Solaris,
> > Debian one for Debian, RedHat one for RedHat.  Comments?
> Understanded, and agreed.  Is there a way that we can have the configure
> script to check the OS and then install it or not depending on the OS?
> Something like that would be quite nice I think.
> Kevin
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