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Old 19th July 2008
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Originally Posted by Pollywog View Post
YHowto's sometimes leave out the details because most people already know about them.
We strongly discourage people from using "howto's" for exactly this & many other reasons:
  • "Howto's" rarely are complete. Authors either don't anticipate how people may stretch the information provided, or they don't understand it themselves.
  • Most "howto's" are horribly out of date, & frequently don't reference what versions of OpenBSD were used.
The obvious question in response is "Where can I get such information?". Although "howto's" might offer some direction, it is still the responsibility of all of us to understand what commands are issued at the keyboard.
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