Ok, I agree, a wiki that holds the solution to questions on the mailing list sounds like a good plan/compromise. I just

I started a Q&A section here: http://apps.sourceforge.net/trac/vxl/

Take a look at how I did the VGL section (clearly I have not added much of the content, just a sample) and let me know if its reasonable, and I'll convert the PDF to the wiki as a first run.