Uncommitted release 2.4 x documentation
carlson.dl at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 19 19:23:53 EST 2013
On 11/19/2013 5:58 PM, David Carlson wrote:
> On 11/19/2013 5:07 PM, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Nov 19, 2013, at 2:45 PM, David Carlson <carlson.dl at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>> Several months ago I and a couple of other non-developers submitted some
>>> documentation updates via bugzilla that never got committed to the 2.4
>>> documentation. Now it is pointless to commit them to 2.4 series, but
>>> they may still apply to release 2.6. How can we get them into the system?
>> The open documentation patches are
>> All of the patches on them are submitted by Frank Ellenberger and Christian Marchi, both of whom have commit. The second one has an attachment you wrote, but it's a plain text draft, not a patch.
>> Do you have the bug numbers you're referring to?
>> John Ralls
> I deliberately used the word 'update' rather than the word 'patch'
> because I am not conversant with the code necessary to convert plain
> text into a patch. I am most comfortable using simple text editors or
> Open Office type word processors.
> A quick search brought up only
> That one was not well constructed, but I considered it to be a valid
> suggestion at the time.
> Bug 684709 includes some discussion from both myself and David T about
> our frustration with the process. I think the documentation topic of
> that bug report has been committed, by the way, unless it has not yet
> made it through all the necessary steps.
> Also, I think the wiki info about how to submit documentation
> suggestions was clarified after Bug 684709 was submitted.
> I thought that I had submitted two or three more documentation requests
> after that which did not appear in my search. If I find them, I will
> let you know.
> David C
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I have found two others.
is marked as closed, but the content only appears in the nightly build
of the help manual. I presume that it will be transferred to release
seems to be a work in progress that has gotten stalled. That covers an
area that is seriously deficient in the documentation and imho it should
be revived and given a very high priority.
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