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From Garren Smith <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] push minor doc improvements/additions directly to release branches
Date Thu, 26 Sep 2013 08:57:55 GMT
+1 I agree, SHIP ALL THE DOCS!!!!

On 25 Sep 2013, at 11:46 PM, Dave Cottlehuber <> 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
> +1 to that. Dirkjan's right, and it's past time for the superb work Alex has put in to
make the light of day :-)

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