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

Michael Turner <>
Thu Jun 7 11:38:57 CEST 2012


> 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.

I tried the same, except for the plural-agreement issue on the same
page, under "Prerequisites."

"Repository temporarily unavailable".

No estimated-time-until-update. Well, OK.

-michael turner

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Magnus Henoch
<> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 7 June 2012 12:23, OvermindDL1 <> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Michael Turner
>> > <> 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?
>
> Regards,
> --
> Magnus Henoch
> Erlang Solutions Ltd
> http://www.erlang-solutions.com/
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