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How to make it easier to suggest documentation

From: Marcus Macauley
Subject: How to make it easier to suggest documentation
Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 20:31:13 +0000 (UTC)
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I had a documentation suggestion (my first), and it made it through to lilypond-
devel, but two hurdles stood made it more difficult than it needed to be, and 
might turn away less persistent users.

One, I didn't know (and couldn't easily find) how to suggest documentation. 
Two, Gmane wrongly complained of "top-posting", and it took me 20 minutes to 
figure out how to circumvent it.

These two hurdles could be eliminated thus:

One, add a link to
(something like "Have a suggestion for how to improve the documentation? See 
here[link].") these places:

Two, update the listinfo for lilypond-devel
and perhaps the other lists as well, by adding a note such as the following, as 
suggested by Sietse Brouwer:

"NB: When posting a LilyPond snippet, the form may tell you that you are "top 
posting". Solve that by putting a line that starts with > at the top of your e-


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