[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] devguide: Strip out all generic svn instructions from the FAQ. It's not only

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 03:13:31 CET 2011

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 5:55 AM, brett.cannon <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> brett.cannon pushed 72a286c3452d to devguide:
> http://hg.python.org/devguide/rev/72a286c3452d
> changeset:   13:72a286c3452d
> user:        Brett Cannon <brett at python.org>
> date:        Tue Jan 04 11:48:38 2011 -0800
> summary:
>  Strip out all generic svn instructions from the FAQ. It's not only
> silly to duplicate instructions that can be found all over the
> internet that are maintained by the creators of the tools under
> discussion, but it's a maintenance burden that is unneeded.

Your call as the author, but please reconsider this one. I've found it
*hugely* convenient over the years to have these task oriented answers
in the FAQ. The problem with the answers all over the internet is that
I (or someone new to our source control tool) may not know enough to
ask the right question, and hence those answers may as well not exist.
Even if these FAQ answers don't always provide everything needed, they
usually provide enough information to let me search for the full


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