We want to promote Linux, because the more users we are,
the more chance of some users making contributions from which
we all can benefit.
In any system, the higher up the heirarchy the improvements are,
So these tips about tips about HOW2 have potentially much leverage.
Just to take a concrete example: because my ISP1 only accepts sending
repeated typically baby-talk instructions, eg:
> To set up sendmail & smart-host YOU should edit <dingDong>1. don't use YOU. Describe the system, NOT the reader.
> $ vi <dingDong>
Don't say 'you should not drop the glass'.
SAY "if the glass is dropped, the milk will spill out and
the glass may break" and let the reader decide what to do.
Don't tell the READER how-to edit <dingDong>.
Describe what the SYSTEM needs <dingDong> to be.
2. and most importantly [provided you KNOW what's happening,
And using the 'hello-world' principle, if sendmail can first be
== Chris Glur.
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