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Re: IMPORTANT: XFS Documentation

To: markgw@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: IMPORTANT: XFS Documentation
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 16:27:05 -0600
Cc: John Hesterberg <jh@xxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxx>, SGI Engineering Interfaces to Red Hat <redhat-interface@xxxxxxx>, Marizol Martinez <martinez@xxxxxxxxxx>, Tony Ernst <tee@xxxxxxx>, George Beshers <gbeshers@xxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-dev <xfs-dev@xxxxxxx>, Gary Hagensen <gwh@xxxxxxx>, Ric Wheeler <rwheeler@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Mark Goodwin wrote:
> 
> 
> Sorry for the delay - the lawyers were pondering the GNU FDL Vrs the
> Creative Commons license (and settled on the latter). So now that's 
> resolved,
> I've updated the copyrights in the doc sources and put them in a git tree:
> 
>       git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/cmds/xfsdocs.git
> 
> This repository is XFS group writable on oss.sgi.com. The directory 
> structure
> corresponds to (a subset of) the internal ptools tree below 
> xfs-cmds/xfsdocs.
> Since the files in this repository are binary, you'll need to co-ordinate
> check-out/check-in to avoid merge failures (git handles binaries but 
> can't merge
> them). I think Eric and/or others inside Redhat will have the first go 
> at it :)
> I also regenerated the PDFs and committed them too since they're also 
> present
> in the internal ptools tree.


Mark, John, & SGI - thanks for doing this, getting good docs out under a
license like this should allow them to continue to be relevant living
documents, and will add to the vitality of XFS in the future, I'm sure.
 Now of course I'll need to step up and contribute some updates.  :)

Thanks,

-Eric

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