[Bug 194721] PR documentation wrong says it's okay to submit PRs to notify about newer versions in ports

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Andrew Berg <aberg010 at my.hennepintech.edu> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Andrew Berg <aberg010 at my.hennepintech.edu> ---
In addition to removal of that line, I would suggest that the third line:

If the port is maintained, PRs announcing new upstream releases are usually not
very useful since they generate supplementary work for the committers, and the
maintainer likely knows already there is a new version, they have probably
worked with the developers on it, they are probably testing to see there is no
regression, etc.

be reworded to say that portscout makes announcement of updates unnecessary,
but submitting patches to update ports instead of just announcing the update is

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