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Re: More metaproblem

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: More metaproblem
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:45:32 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Karl Fogel <address@hidden> writes:
> What most projects do is have a development web page. linked to from
> their main user-facing web page.  The development page organizes all
> this stuff and provides links to source code repository, dev guidelines
> & documentation, etc.
> For Emacs, the main web page is http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/.
> It links to two possible candidates for the "developer page":
>   https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs
>   https://savannah.gnu.org/bzr/?group=emacs
> But neither of those automatically-generated pages provides what a real
> development web page provides.  Instead they just tell you how to get
> the development sources and where the mailing lists are.  They don't
> tell you to look in admin/notes/ (for example).
> Compare those with develompent pages for projects that are trying to
> make it easy for new developers to come on board:
>   http://subversion.apache.org/contributing.html
>   http://www.libreoffice.org/community/developers/
> (both of which are easy to find from their projects' respective main
> home pages, by the way.)
> I hope the contrast between those examples and the way Emacs currently
> is is sufficiently clear as to not require much elucidation.

A nicer example is here...


Interesting because org-mode is part of Emacs core.

Would be good to have the same thing for the rest of Emacs.


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