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Re: Trunk still not open

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Trunk still not open
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:00:22 +0900

Juanma Barranquero writes:
 > On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 5:43 AM, Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden> wrote:
 > > It very rare that a person who can code is incapable
 > > of writing docs to an acceptable level of quality.  It is of course
 > > common that they have had little practice at it.

 > I'm not bragging; I'm pointing out that I can put words together well
 > enough to be professionally published. And yet, I *suck* at it, I'm
 > extremely slow and inefficient doing that work, because of the simple
 > fact that I *HATE* writing.

Except when posting to mailing lists?<wink/>

 > I consider my teeth being pulled out without painkillers an
 > acceptable, even alluring, procrastinating alternative to
 > writing. Practice has nothing to do with it. I have practice.

So you're one of the very rare ones. *shrug*  My advice to you is
to start looking for somebody who's willing to share the burden of
writing docs with you, because the trend among serious volunteer
projects is to require docs.

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