PR's not being picked up (Was Re: becoming a port committor)

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 18:59:00 UTC 2010


Hi,

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 2:19 PM, RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> wrote:

>
> Actually it does discuss the wording of the synopsis for both new and
> updated ports which gives the impression that that that section covers
> both.
>
> Furthermore  the update chapter is at the opposite end of the
> index under the single misleading word  "Upgrading".  There's no mention
> of "submitting" which is what people will be looking for.
>
> IMO chapter 10 should either be 3.7 or be merged into 3.6. If anything
> deserves to be under "Quick Porting" it's this.
>

So then we will see your PR for an update of that chapter in the Porter's
Handbook in the next few days perhaps?


>  The trouble is that even when people do read handbooks from beginning
> to end there are always sections that that they are likely to skip
> until they need them, and this is one of them.
>

The Porter's Handbook is not going to be improved unless the people who read
it and have ideas for improvement do something about it.

HTH, HAND.
-- 
Regards,
Torfinn Ingolfsen


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