[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 02:26:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:27:59 +0100 David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote: 
> DK> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I was answering your earlier question about evidence.  Writing ASCII
>>> docs and asking you [Eli] to merge them is not fair to you.
> DK> Shrug.  Making use of voluntary work without contributing back anything
> DK> at all is "not fair", and it's what the majority of Emacs users do.
> DK> That's more or less a builtin and _wanted_ side effect that the
> DK> contributors perfectly well are aware of.
> I mean, I could spend 15-30 minutes and get back to speed. Dumping work
> on Eli doesn't scale, regardless of how willing he is to take it.

How does it not scale?  Do you think Eli will spend more time and effort
on your manual entries than you, and when you write twice the amount,
he'll have to invest more than twice the work?

What does "doesn't scale" mean in this context?

David Kastrup

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]