Re: tags for protocols - examples
- From: Karl EICHWALDER <ke gnu franken de>
- To: Telsa Gwynne <hobbit aloss ukuu org uk>
- Cc: Gnome Doc List <gnome-doc-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: tags for protocols - examples
- Date: 21 Mar 2000 21:10:58 +0100
Telsa Gwynne <email@example.com> writes:
| o IRC isn't really an application.
| o dcc is an irc function.
| o ftp is a protocol.
| o RealAudio is a protocol too, apparently!
Yes, or positively: Gnumeric or Emacs are <application>s (cf. Walsh, TDG
(The Definitive Guide), p. 134s.). I don't see the need to tag the
"protocols". Do you want to achive special visual effects? Automatic
generation of index entries (interesting point!).
| The low security mode screens only system sevices (including your
| X windows sessions and NFS) from the outside world. This will not
| generally interfere with other facilities such as ICQ and Realaudio.
The name of the game is "X", "X11", "X Window System", etc. (cf. X(1)).
| Other forms of networking are available, such as ways to
| talk over infra-red beams (IRDA), ways to talk over amateur
IIRC, it's spelled IrDA...
| radio (AX.25), and token-ring networks. Anything the applet
| finds which is not SLIP, PPP or ethernet is monitored under
| In that context, I didn't think <application> was a very good idea.
| And on a related note (from gnome-lokkit), whilst I am displaying
| my ignorance:
| You need to have a Linux kernel with IPFW or IPChains enabled:
| o Dunno what IPFW or IPChains should be :)
Me, too. I'd tag those as <option> or <literal>.
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