[Koha] Don't pass out bad instructions (was Re: How frequently to run zebra rebuild and what switches)
hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 01:28:09 NZST 2013
Yes. Koha is a word, not an acronym. This is why KOHA is wrong, unless you
are attempting to shout the awesomeness of it. ;)
Nope - it is just best practice to ensure that users know of the product.
By the way - why is there a koha-community and a koha out there.
On 22 August 2013 14:58, Mark Tompsett <mtompset at hotmail.com> wrote:
> There are tarball instructions on the Wiki for Ubuntu already.
> However, in an effort to get people to not go backwards, I am not
> providing the link.
> http://wiki.koha-community.**org/ <http://wiki.koha-community.org/> is
> where the Koha wiki is.
> As Chris has pointed out, upgrading is so much easier with packages. This
> was the biggest selling point for me, because nothing says easy like:
> $ sudo apt-get update
> $ sudo apt-get install koha-common
> -- This will upgrade koha-common, and other related dependencies. This
> won't work for the dependencies if you've CPAN'd several of the libraries,
> but that's another lesson which goes to emphasize that installing from
> source, when you can install from packages, means installing from source
> indefinitely, which is time consuming!
> As Magnus has pointed out, littering the internet with stale instructions
> is bad in general, because it can cause people to get the wrong impression
> of Koha,when the real problem is poor, unreviewed documentation.
> Magnus wrote:
>> PS: The correct name is "Koha", not "KOHA". ;-)
> Yes. Koha is a word, not an acronym. This is why KOHA is wrong, unless you
> are attempting to shout the awesomeness of it. ;)
> Mark Tompsett
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