[PATCH 2/2] doc: remove outdate Samba3-HOWTO

Chan Min Wai dcmwai at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 07:04:40 MDT 2014

I believes we need a documentation with branch/version function.

So users can check against their respectively version.

removing old documentation is not the way...

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 8:54 PM, Björn Jacke <bj at sernet.de> wrote:

> On 2014-04-06 at 21:44 +1200 Andrew Bartlett sent off:
> > The reason I asked for that, is that I don't think it's a chapter here
> > or there that is still good and current.  Surprising as it seems, most
> > of what I've read tonight still looks reasonable, because we work hard
> > to keep our old configurations working.
> I disagree. There a some things which have even been wrong when the howto
> was
> written and there is a ton of stuff, which is wrong just because samba
> changed
> and the world kept spinning for 10 years. Even is you find that 70% or
> whatever
> is still correct the remaining 30% which are wrong break the users who
> rely on
> it their neck. Nobody is maintainig that old-world (non wiki)
> documentation.
> The only documentation which is maintained by people from the community and
> from the team is the Wiki.
> The only commits and "fixes" are those two or three deletions that come
> from
> someone who wants to find arguments not to delete this rotten (sorry,
> there is
> no other word for what it is) documentation. This is not helpful for
> anybody.
> Björn

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