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Re: (Relative) newbie fixes some doc bugs: thoughts and experiences


That makes sense. Is their need to give screenshots from different
environments? I have access to Windows and Ubuntu, so I don't mind
doing some sort of mix.

On 11/24/09, Ian Clatworthy <ian.clatworthy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Patrick Regan wrote:
>> I'd be willing to write it. Only thing is that I might not be able to
>> get to it for a few days as I'm going on vacation tomorrow. If I find
>> time today I'll do it, but if I don't, it might be a few days. If
>> someone ends up doing it before me, I wouldn't be offended.
> I/we need to implement the features first so no urgency. OTOH,
> documenting our preferred outcome is a nice way to ensure the various
> code changes get done so anytime soon is good in my books.
>> Should I talk about the benefits of a shared repository?
> You can write whatever makes sense to you. :-) FWIW, here's a rough
> sketch of what I had in mind:
> Title: Contributing a Change to a Project on Launchpad Using Bazaar Explorer
> Outline:
> * start explorer
> * configure your user-id and lp-login
> * select 'Branch' from the welcome page
> * enter lp:xxx (and qbranch should suggest xxx as the local name
>   but it doesn't yet)
> * agree to creating a shared repo
> * make a branch called fix-nnn
> * edit a file
> * check the diff
> * commit the change locally
> * push to the suggested branch (qpush doesn't suggest a name yet but
>   I want it to)
> * click on the LP icon in the status bar to submit the merge proposal.
> The goal is to make this (very) common process as smooth as possible and
> document it, complete with nice screenshots along the way. Make sense?
> Ian C.

Patrick Regan
Email: regan.patrick@xxxxxxxxx
Phone: (330) 576-4044

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