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On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 10:49:44 +0200
Christian Faulhammer <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>:
> > On Sun, 12 Apr 2009 15:31:26 +0200
> > Christian Faulhammer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > The explanations of the slot operators are a bit hard to read,
> > > maybe rephrasing (and splitting in more sentences) is the way to
> > > go here.
> > I suspect those're hard to read because people are expecting a
> > user-centric description of what they're for, rather than a package
> > manager centric description of how they behave.
> But also package manager coders are humans (at least the last time I
> checked), and apart from accuracy a technical documentation needs
> readability in its own special way. I wrote enough "scientific" and
> technical documents to be sure that small, easy to understand
> sentences are better.
Actually, looking at that... I don't really see anything off about it.
Which bit specifically don't you like?