ANN: dbf.py 0.94
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Sat Jul 21 09:58:17 CEST 2012
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> This mailing list is about helping our fellow Python developers improve
> their skills and solve problems. That doesn't just mean *coding*
> problems, it also means helping them to write better documentation and
> promote their software better.
Indeed it is, and your reminder is appreciated. Hopefully my
followup-post was more explanatory.
> Unless the software is so well-known that everybody knows what it is,
> failure to mention what the software does gives the impression that:
> 1) the software is so niche, or so ill-thought out, that the developer
> *can't* describe it succinctly;
Nah -- just the end of a long week, needed to go get my daughter, and
wanted it out there for those few who actually need the bug fixes (which
I neglected to mention).
> 2) the developer has such poor communication skills that trying to get
> support will be a nightmare;
My support is pretty good. :)
> 3) that he just doesn't give a monkey's toss for anyone else's time
See point one.
> or all three. Ethan is a good, helpful member of this community, and
> so I'm pretty sure that neither 2) nor 3) are true, but others may get
> the wrong impression.
Thank you. The project is kinda niche, but very useful if you happen to
be in that niche.
> Here are a few randomly selected examples of good release announcements:
Those are good. My announcement will be better next time.
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