[arch-releng] ArchWiki: merge Official and Beginners' Guides? (or change titles)

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Thu Jun 16 10:50:05 EDT 2011

On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 18:17:24 -0400
Jeremiah Dodds <jeremiah.dodds at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Dieter Plaetinck
> <dieter at plaetinck.be>wrote:
> >
> > for anyone who tries to contribute. the git workflow just is more
> > cumbersome (you need to fork, fix, make a patch and mail it, or
> > publish code, do a pull request, etc)
> >
> >
> As far as I can tell, that's a pretty uncommon opinion, or rather
> even if it is "more cumbersome", it tends to *encourage* contribution
> as opposed to otherwise. Github is hugely successful, for instance. I
> can't imagine many people finding it much more cumbersome than
> figuring out how to make a contribution to, well, any project.

Well, don't forget we're talking about contributing typo fixes, or a
few lines of text.  The git thing IS an overhead AND confuses people
because it's not what you expect on the wiki.


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