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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] push minor doc improvements/additions directly to release branches
Date Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:00:41 GMT

On Sep 25, 2013, at 23:34 , Dirkjan Ochtman <> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 9:04 PM, Dave Cottlehuber <> wrote:
>> Would there be any objections to pushing minor doc fixes & additions directly
to master?
> No! In fact, I was doing that already even before 1.3.1 came out, I think.
>> The quicker we can get updates out into, the better.
>> To be clear, I'm not suggesting that major changes like Alex's branch should just
go straight in.
> We talked about this in IRC today, but I'll reiterate here for those
> who missed that: I think Alex's work on the docs branch is awesome,
> but I feel like the branch has dragged on for way too long. This means
> uncounted users have gotten worse documentation than they could have
> gotten, because we were still tweaking some little thing or not quite
> satisfied with the language somewhere. While this kind of thing can be
> unavoidable with code, where there's much more complexity to deal
> with, documentation isn't like that, and we shouldn't treat it like
> that. Documentation patches should go straight to master or on very
> short-lived feature branches.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

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