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From Igor Galić <i.ga...@brainsware.org>
Subject Re: Proposal to move docs to Apache CMS
Date Thu, 03 May 2012 15:52:29 GMT


----- Original Message -----
> On Thursday 03 May 2012 15:38:32 Rich Bowen wrote:
> > On May 3, 2012, at 3:20 AM, André Malo wrote:
> > > Yes. Answering those questions above would be a big help. Beside
> > > the
> > > technical answers we should also point the people to the mailing
> > > list to
> > > ask their questions.
> > > However, I'm also inclined to say, that if we're not able to use
> > > our own
> > > self-documentation properly, we're doing something very wrong.
> > > And it's
> > > not very much. Just a few pages. No offense to anyone, but I'm
> > > pretty
> > > frustrated by the "I would contribute, but I don't bother to get
> > > some
> > > community context" attitude floating around.
> >
> > Oh, I don't know about that. I think that we should indeed lower
> > the bar to
> > contributing to the docs. I don't think it should be a requirement
> > to learn
> > about XML, XSLT, SVN, or Ant in order to say "wouldn't that
> > sentence flow
> > better if you said ..."  Besides which, the "community context"
> > should be
> > one of welcoming, not one of "go read the documentation for our
> > documentation before you can tell us we misspelled peony."
>
> Maybe we have a misunderstanding here. That's what I said. It's all
> not
> necessary to know. But nobody bothers to find out. I don't see
> anybody
> asking!
> And if I explain these things, nobody cares apparently. From my POV,
> it seems
> to be the same. Whatever we provide, there's always someone who
> doesn't like
> it.

The main reason why nobody is asking is because it's quite an
embarrassing thing to do.

> nd

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