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Re: ContributingToTheDocs wiki page should be part of the core documentation


On 27 April 2010 08:12, John Barstow <jbowtie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I nearly gave up on contributing any documentation yesterday because I
> didn't think to look on the wiki. Luckily some people on IRC (who
> *also* didn't look at the wiki!) helped me figure out where things
> were.
> I said I'd put the info on the wiki only to find it was already there,
> if slightly dated.
> I think this information should really be somewhere *in* the
> documentation (maybe the developer guide?) - it will definitely help
> new contributors figure out where to start.

I agree, it should go into doc/developers and be reasonable clearly
linked from the top-level developer doc page.  Would you like to move
it across?

> Personally I was really
> surprised that something named "bzr-alldocs" only had a tiny fraction
> of the documentation.

I think that's just hugely misnamed, it should be something more like

Martin <http://launchpad.net/~mbp/>