[erlang-questions] FOP (was: Re: Trace-Driven Development)

Magnus Henoch magnus.henoch@REDACTED
Thu Jun 7 11:25:35 CEST 2012

----- Original Message -----
> On 7 June 2012 12:23, OvermindDL1 <overminddl1@REDACTED> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Michael Turner
> > <michael.eugene.turner@REDACTED> wrote:
> >>> and nobody
> >>> bothers to correct the mistakes.
> >>
> >> Not "nobody". For example, I'm one of those weird people who will
> >> spend 30 seconds to sign up for almost any wiki I see a typo in.
> >
> > For what it is worth, I am one as well.  Some sort of user-editable
> > documentation (even something that I could comment on like the
> > Haskell
> > one) would be nice.
> One very easy to implement solution would be to put the sources of
> the
> document into GitHub and use pull requests. This is especially handy
> these days, given that GitHub supports in-browser editing.

So I decided to try this out.  I went to
https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/maint/lib/et/doc/src/et_intro.xml ,
clicked "Edit this file", removed the stray apostrophe on line 43,
typed in a commit message, and clicked "Propose file change".  I got
a very fancy 500 error page that changes perspective when I move the
mouse; no sign of anything being committed to my otp fork on Github.

Is there a workaround for that?

Magnus Henoch
Erlang Solutions Ltd

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