Re: [RFC] Contributing to Git (on Windows)
- Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2018 10:01:09 -0800
- From: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [RFC] Contributing to Git (on Windows)
Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Mar 2018, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> Hopefully the clarifications and suggestions higher in this message
>> help. If they don't, then I'm nervous about our ability to understand
>> each other.
> Okay, let me state what I think the goal of this document should be:
> To help Windows-based developers who want to contribute their first
> patch to the Git project.
> Whatever makes it easier to contributors and is easily explained, should
> go in, in my opinion.
> Wishful thinking, and philosophical considerations, should probably stay
I think this conversation has gone way off the rails.
I certainly share some blame for that: in
I let my emotions get the better of me and let my bafflement show
instead of focusing on my gratitude for the context and clarifications
you were providing. And I am grateful for those.
What went wrong is that I somehow turned it into a debate. That's not
the point of a patch review. After all, we have the same goals for
this document! So I am happy to continue to work with Derrick Stolee
(and anyone else interested) on whatever improvements he would like to
pursue, but I am going to bow out of the arguing with you part, if