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From Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] push minor doc improvements/additions directly to release branches
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:46:55 GMT
>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.

+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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