[Doc-SIG] [Python-Dev] status of development documentation
mike at pcblokes.com
Thu Dec 22 15:40:36 CET 2005
Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> On Thursday 22 December 2005 05:19, Michael Foord wrote:
> > Hmmm... I submitted some plain text (might have been reST actually) docs
> > as a suggested addition to urllib2. The response from the maintainer)
> > was that I ought to submit it as patches against the original Tex
> > document.
> Did you submit this as a documentation issue on the SF tracker? If this is
> still outstanding, please point me to the submission.
I submitted it as a patch in the documentation category. (probably hence
the response which effectively says 'this isn't a patch').
> > *However* - there was no implication that the maintainer was happy to
> > work with plain text submissions.
> This sounds like a specific individual isn't interested in converting to
> LaTeX, which isn't surprising (though unfortunate). We'll have to find a
> better way to handle this, since I don't want to be turning away plain text
> contributions due to format.
> I hope it wasn't me, in a moment of madness. :-/
No - I would have responded privately. It was John J Lee - who does a
sterling job of maintaining the code he creates.
I'm happy to do more work on making the document suitable for inclusion.
All the best,
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