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Dave Thomas (dave / pragprog.com) wrote:

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> On Dec 15, 2003, at 16:18, Eric Hodel wrote:
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> >Dave Thomas (dave / pragprog.com) wrote:
> >
> >>Folks:
> >>
> >>The new RDoc/ri code needs to have a system-level directory on the
> >>user's machine where it can store the documentation. Where should this
> >>be? My current thinking is
> >>
> >>   $prefix/site_ruby/<ver>/doc/rdoc
> >>
> >>Does this fit in with current conventions?
> >
> >Not on FreeBSD, documentation goes in /usr/local/share/doc/
> >for third-party software.
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> Except this isn't really documentation you can read - it's a bunch of=20
> yaml-serialized objects... Would it still go in a directory outside the=
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> Ruby tree?

I'm not sure, maybe /usr/local/share/rdoc... IMHO it wouldn't go in the
ruby tree, but I'm no expert.

There are non-plain-text documents in /usr/local/share/doc, including
HTML, PS, HPJL, Tex and troff.

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Dave Thomas (dave / pragprog.com) wrote:

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> On Dec 15, 2003, at 16:18, Eric Hodel wrote:
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> >Dave Thomas (dave / pragprog.com) wrote:
> >
> >>Folks:
> >>
> >>The new RDoc/ri code needs to have a system-level directory on the
> >>user's machine where it can store the documentation. Where should this
> >>be? My current thinking is
> >>
> >>   $prefix/site_ruby/<ver>/doc/rdoc
> >>
> >>Does this fit in with current conventions?
> >
> >Not on FreeBSD, documentation goes in /usr/local/share/doc/
> >for third-party software.
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> Except this isn't really documentation you can read - it's a bunch of=20
> yaml-serialized objects... Would it still go in a directory outside the=
=20
> Ruby tree?

I'm not sure, maybe /usr/local/share/rdoc... IMHO it wouldn't go in the
ruby tree, but I'm no expert.

There are non-plain-text documents in /usr/local/share/doc, including
HTML, PS, HPJL, Tex and troff.

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