Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Petteri R├Ąty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Is Gentoo dying?
Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2010 08:25:50
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Is Gentoo dying? by Joshua Saddler
On 04/04/2010 04:48 AM, Joshua Saddler wrote:
> On Sat, 03 Apr 2010 11:16:32 +0200 Tobias Scherbaum > <dertobi123@g.o> wrote: > >> - Our formerly outstanding documentation still is somewhat >> maintained, but that's it. I haven't seen any new additions (both >> to our docs, but also to our docs-team) for years. People are >> constantly asking for a documentation wiki, but ... > > Thanks for sh**ting on my efforts. There are lots of visible changes, > and I make a point of getting the word out when a new guide turns up > in /doc/. I blog about the new docs I add, and I spend awhile working > with contributors to make sure we get good stuff out there and that > it's constantly updated -- the Openbox guide Nate Zachary wrote comes > to mind. I'm also always working with developers who are writing docs > in their spare time, coaching 'em through the process, assisting with > GuideXML, taking patches, *and* creating patches and updates for devs > who are posting documents in /proj/ and in their personal devspace. > But I guess that doesn't mean anything to you. >
But isn't there a problem when it's my not our effort? Ideally we would have a couple people like you on board. If we stayed quiet about our perceptions then there was never the opportunity to correct them. I think the thread was done done constructively not destructively. Regards, Petteri


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