[Meego-kernel] wiki proposal: git for starters
nm at ti.com
Fri Oct 22 09:23:49 PDT 2010
Foster, Dawn M had written, on 10/22/2010 10:10 AM, the following:
> On Oct 21, 2010, at 9:20 PM, Nishanth Menon wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> I guess Greg beating us up pushed me to create a wiki for our community
>> , which gives yet another "getting started" for sending git patches.
>> It is meant to give our budding developer community a slightly collated
>> view of how this "git patch thing" actually works. All of this details
>> are already out there in the net, Just collated it in my
>> non-native-english-speaking language (apology if I tend to ramble on in
>> it OR messed up my spellcheck and punctuation :D)..
> I just sent it to the MeeGo tech writer for a review of the english bits.
> She'll make sure all of the commas end up in the right place and correct
> any other errors.
Thank you. yep, that will definitely help, though I suggest we wait for
us code monkeys finish messing it up before cleaning it for posterity :)
>>  http://wiki.meego.com/Kernel_patch_guidelines/git_for_starters
> Thanks so much for doing this! I know there has been some confusion from
> new contributors about how this process works, so having something
> nicely documented should help.
yep, I kinda felt it was unfair to beat up contributors for not knowing
a language which is not documented clearly :(.. I guess in a way we are
to blame as well :(..
> It would be great if Greg, Alan or Arjan could do a quick technical review
> just to catch any possible typos in the technical instructions.
Looking back at the wiki, we probably need to add more stuff to it -
examples of how not to post patches, contents should not contain mixed
up changes etc.. dunno exactly how we'd go about it, but I guess we'd
all need some help sometime :)
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