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Re: `gentoo-dev` The demotivating process of contributing to devmanual


On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 4:59 PM Micha?? G??rny <mgorny_at_gentoo.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 2019-10-15 at 16:47 -0400, Mike Gilbert wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 4:35 PM Micha?? G??rny <mgorny_at_gentoo.org> wrote:
> > > Hello, everyone.
> > >
> > > I'd like to highlight a major problem with devmanual. For a basic
> > > policy & developer documentation thingie, it's quality is so-so at best.
> > > A lot of stuff is missing, lots of things are outdated or even
> > > incorrect. Not many people are contributing, and those who try quickly
> > > resign.
> >
> > Maybe you should join the project? Especially if you are making major
> > contributions.
>
> Are you suggesting that I join the project and start committing without
> review, or disregarding review? I have serious doubts on joining
> the project if I am repeatedly proven to be doing things wrong --
> whether the issues were serious or not.
I'm suggesting that if you are unhappy with the current way a project
operates, it is easier to change it if you are a project member.
Also, if you need someone to review something, maybe ping people you
know will give useful feedback. I'm usually happy to do a review if
requested personally.




Written by Mike Gilbert 15/10/2019 23:30:01
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