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From Astrid Kessler <>
Subject Re: Stop shipping XML
Date Tue, 31 Dec 2002 01:26:49 GMT
> Someone recommended, a while back, that we stop shipping the XML
> documentation source with the distribution. 

That was me, because I thought how much people would read the xml files.
Not much imo.

> But, the real reason is that we want to do everything possible to
> encourage the power users to submit patches, and sending them the
> "compiled" version, as it were, will discourage this, particularly since
> these HTML files contain nasty messages to anyone who would care to try
> to provide us with patches.

This is a good piont I didn't realize before. You are right, people should 
not be forced to load the xml files from cvs. Well, request cancelled :)


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