[docs] Looking to contribute

Sebastiaan de Haan sebastiaan at sebastiaandehaan.nl
Sat Aug 18 11:57:28 CEST 2012

Hi Sandro,

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Sandro Tosi <sandro.tosi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Sebastiaan,
> thanks for your offer of contribution!
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 2:37 PM, Sebastiaan de Haan
> <sebastiaan at sebastiaandehaan.nl> wrote:
> > Hey Guy's
> >
> > I'd like to help out with the python project and have read the
> documentation
> > on the website. Still a bit unsure as to where to go next but I'd like to
> > take a shot at the following issue: http://bugs.python.org/issue1722
> >
> > It is my understanding that this is a relatively easy issue to get one's
> > feet wet in the world of contributing.
> Yep it could be the right first step indeed.
> > Please be gentle and sorry for any
> > grammatical errors, English is not my first language.
> Just note that several of us are not native English speakers, but
> being fluent in English is very useful when dealing with
> documentation. It doesn't want to discourage you, just a warning. Be
> sure that there will be native speakers that will correct you in case
> something is very wrong :)
> > Please let me know if you have any tips/comments/suggestions about this
> > issue, or my contribution in general.
> About that specific issue, take care of the notes where not every
> function in __all__ should be documented. About contributing, did you
> read the http://docs.python.org/devguide/ ? There it's written how to
> checkout the Python source code (that contains documentation too) and
> prepare patches.

Yes I have read the information at the link you provided. And have already
checked out the source code on my development machine. One question though.
If I am done with creating the patch, would it be ok if I post it here for
review? Because it's my first time and all.

> Regards,
> --
> Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
> My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
> Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi
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