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

Anthony Ramine n.oxyde@REDACTED
Thu Jun 7 12:18:05 CEST 2012

Editing directly from GitHub makes you unable to check that you wrote lines too long (under 80 columns).
Also it produces nondescript branch names like "patch-1".

Furthermore, Erlang/OTP explicitely forbid pull requests for contribution.

For all these points, I would say it's not neat at all.
Anthony Ramine

Le 7 juin 2012 à 12:06, H. Diedrich a écrit :

> I think github-online editing worked, quite nicely even.
> The process seems tedious but what you get for free is quite nice.
> https://github.com/erlang/otp/pull/24
> You  click "edit this file", it creates a github fork for you.
> When you change and click "save" the changes are saved to your fork.
> Then you are automatically put on the screen where you send a pull request.
> As for example the link above.
> Pretty neat in my view. Absolutely usable so far. A fully documented and repository-based, click-and-point patching process.
> Henning
> Magnus Henoch schrieb:
>> ----- 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?
>> Regards,
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