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1. Introduction

project.howto template is a package set up to permit someone to really easily write a basic short HOWTO based on the linuxdoc dtd.

1.1 So What?

Well, someone might care. I certainly do. I hate to have to figure things out three times, and a good example with the most commonly used markup in it is worth tons of documentation.

1.2 Is that why there are several subsections here?

You bet! Look at the following itemized list:

That's pretty nifty too!

The following introductory subsections are actually standard and mandatory, so don't mess with them except to change names and dates:

1.3 Copyright

Yum HOWTO Copyright (c) 2003 by Robert G. Brown

Please freely copy and distribute (sell or give away) this document in any format. It's requested that corrections and/or comments be forwarded to the document maintainer. You may create a derivative work and distribute it provided that you:

If you're considering making a derived work other than a translation, it's requested that you discuss your plans with the current maintainer.

1.4 Disclaimer

Use the information in this document at your own risk. I disavow any potential liability for the contents of this document. Use of the concepts, examples, and/or other content of this document is entirely at your own risk.

All copyrights are owned by their owners, unless specifically noted otherwise. Use of a term in this document should not be regarded as affecting the validity of any trademark or service mark.

Naming of particular products or brands should not be seen as endorsements.

You are strongly recommended to take a backup of your system before major installation and backups at regular intervals.

1.5 News

This is the first release of this document, so there isn't much news.

1.6 Credits

I gratefully acknowledge the help all the little people that have helped me build this howto template. Sniff! Now if they would just get out of my brain... hmmm, time for my medicine again.

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