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Re: CVS changes

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>, Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: CVS changes
Date: 2001-10-01 19:04:26
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> Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org> writes:
> >> Not everyone has sgml tools on their local machine, do they?
> > But everyone committing changes to docs does, or should have, sgml tools
> > on *their* machines. Right??
> I think it's a bad idea to create such a policy; anything we do that
> raises the bar for docs contributions will just mean that we have less
> and worse documentation.  Hasn't our past policy always been "submit
> whatever you want, even plain text, and we'll fix the markup later"?
> If you want to see the effects of such a policy, you need look no
> further than Jan, who still has not committed one line of documentation
> about the pgstats views because he doesn't want to be bothered with
> If Bruce wants to expend a lot of cycles on his machine to provide fast
> turnaround of docs changes, that's fine with me.

I also have the SGML build log with errors in _red_!  Nifty feature.

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