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Peter Mattingly pmattingly at mail.csuchico.edu
Mon Oct 13 18:52:35 EDT 2008

You know what I mean though? Sufficient technical documentation is one huge
hurdle that OSS in general has to get over before any sort of general (read:
Non-maddeningly frustrating) adoption can take place.

And...you can patch the docs? First I've heard of doing that...

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com> wrote:

> 2008/10/12 Peter Mattingly <pmattingly at mail.csuchico.edu>:

> > <Gripe>Always such a headache to program OSS things, would it kill anyone

> to

> > make the documentation complete? =*( </gripe>



> I just went to look, and section 6.4 of the user guide (on bullets)

> seems to me to explain what to do quite clearly, but I have expanded

> it a little.


> Was there other documentation which misled you?


> Roberto's sig:

> >Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.

> >Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,

> >by definition, not smart enough to debug it. --Brian W. Kernighan


> Documenting code well is at least 2x as hard as debugging it.

> <gripe>Would it kill people to send in patches to the docs? Maybe just

> one,

> before we are ten years old?</gripe> ;-)



> - Andy

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