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    Progeny to GPL User's Guide
    Contributed by Anonymous on Wednesday, March 20 @ 18:48:50 GMT

    Progeny Linux Systems, Inc. is releasing the User's Guide included with Progeny Debian 1.0 for public use and is asking for volunteers to update and maintain the manual. The User's Guide is over 400 pages of Debian related content and will be available under the GPL (General Public License) and available at

    The maintainer for the project is Bruce Byfield (, a former Progeny employee who wrote the original manual. Byfield, now a marketing and technical communication consultant in Vancouver, Canada, says, "I'm glad to see the manual live on. The project will need some revisions to remove specific references to Progeny, but, basically, what we have is a manual for beginning to intermediate users that's about complete. I'd like to think that the project will help Debian to have documentation that equals or exceeds what the commercial distributions are offering."

    Anyone who is interested in helping maintain the documentation should contact Bruce Byfield via email at

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  • "Progeny to GPL User's Guide" | Login/Create Account | 7 comments

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    wikidoc? (Score: 1)
    by oyenstikker ( on Wednesday, March 20 @ 23:32:49 GMT
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    Would it be feasable to set up a copy of this for public access/modification, like

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    • Re: wikidoc? by Anonymous on Thursday, March 21 @ 12:07:03 GMT
    • Re: wikidoc? by Anonymous on Thursday, March 21 @ 19:14:00 GMT

    Re: Progeny to GPL User's Guide (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, March 21 @ 15:46:26 GMT

    This is great can anyone use this document as long as they give credit?

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    Re: Progeny to GPL User's Guide (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Friday, March 22 @ 12:15:55 GMT

    Thanks Progeny! You're swell.

    This is a wonderful gift.

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    Re: Progeny to GPL User's Guide (Score: 1)
    by osamu on Sunday, June 30 @ 07:21:10 BST
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    This is ported to debiandoc-sgml format. Currently I made it available from Debian site at:

    Anyone who want to contribute, please think about joining the DDP projct. I think Chris Tillman will be leading this document to the next install guide.

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