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Re: PR/47769 CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc/ispell-ro
The following reply was made to PR pkg/47769; it has been noted by GNATS.
Subject: Re: PR/47769 CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc/ispell-ro
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 07:08:55 -0400
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 06:05:05AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
> | I would really prefer it if, instead of requiring this, prescribing
> | that, and proscribing something else, judgement was used as to the
> | best way of doing things.
> Agreed 100%.
Having solid documentation is giving developers the tools to make that
judgement. Without that, we have unwritten guidelines and that leads to
conversations like these. We don't really lose anything from synthesizing the
knowledge transfers in these discussions into our pkgsrc guide.
However, if you enjoy spending your time educating noobs and writing
essentially the same emails over and over again, then feel free to not amend
the documentation with the results of this conversation. That would seem more
stressful to me, but probably 95% of people have more patience than I do.
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