[Snort-users] Documentation!!

Michael Steele michaels at ...9077...
Thu Feb 12 11:39:04 EST 2004


Is there not some unwritten law somewhere that bans programmers from writing
documentation? :)

This is purely rhetorical! 

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:snort-users-
> admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Mike Koponick
> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 9:48 AM
> To: Matt Kettler; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Documentation!!
> 
> Matt,
> 
> 
> OK. I will volunteer. I do have some time and can put a couple-few hours
> a day into it.
> 
> Please contact me directly. I would like to talk to you about a format,
> etc.
> 
> I have written many documents about products, etc and would like to
> return the favor of all the help I have asked about in the past. Like
> you said, this is open source and we all have to grab an oar and paddle.
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Kettler [mailto:mkettler at ...4108...]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 1:20 PM
> To: SN ORT; Snort Users
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Documentation!!
> 
> At 03:53 PM 2/11/2004, SN ORT wrote:
> >Seriously though, all
> >readme's are written in the same cryptic format and
> >one could use the SAME AMOUNT OF WORDS to create a
> >more explanatory document.
> 
> That's because they're written by the programmers... seriously..
> programmers think like computers, and most programmers write LOUSY
> documentation as a result. (I'm a programmer, I know I'm lousy at
> writing
> pretty documents explaining how to use my work)
> 
> Hence the need for normal humans to write docs.
> 
> 
> 
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