[Libreoffice] Installing beta versions replacing stable versions
michael.meeks at novell.com
Thu Apr 28 08:54:59 PDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 17:05 +0200, Cor Nouws wrote:
> I placed a first draft here:
> Looking forward to comments, ideas, ..
Its a great start; can you put it in a public place so it can be
jointly edited ?
One of my bug-bears is people being lazy and not editing context, and
thus forcing people to read endless waffle with '+1' at the end, or a
single line of added mail. So I would have as #1
* The people reading this list are exceedingly busy. Posters
should be polite, by cutting all un-necessary context from
their mails. Replying to a large mail, including the context
and adding a '+1', or a short comment is simply rude. Hackers
have fast, threaded mail readers - please remove all the
* Again - every extra word sent to the mailing list reduces the
programming team's effectiveness: and costs us all, so choose
your words carefully. To help you do that:
+ re-read your mail before sending it.
* the Reporting Bugs link - is good; I would add
+ This mailing list is -not- a suitable forum for
reporting bugs, or feature requests
*unless* - you are actively soliciting feedback
on how best to fix them *yourself*
+ It is particularly not a good place to report your
views on the general quality, completeness etc. of the
software - unless connected with actively working to
improve the code.
Other than that, looks good - I'd number the points so we can refer to
them easily :-)
Thanks for getting that done Cor !
michael.meeks at novell.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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