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As I understand it, corrections go only to your own fork. Then you can
make a pull request from it to the original repo.<br>
My guess is that your fork was still being created in the background.<br>
"Octotip: You are editing a file in a project you do not have write
access to. We are forking this project for you (if one does not yet
exist) to write your proposed changes to. Submitting a change to this
file will write it to a new branch in your fork so you can send a pull
Magnus Henoch schrieb:
<pre wrap="">----- Original Message -----
<pre wrap="">On 7 June 2012 12:23, OvermindDL1 <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org"><email@example.com></a> wrote:
<pre wrap="">On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Michael Turner
<a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org"><email@example.com></a> wrote:
<pre wrap="">and nobody
bothers to correct the mistakes.
<pre wrap="">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.
<pre wrap="">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
one) would be nice.
<pre wrap="">One very easy to implement solution would be to put the sources of
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
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/maint/lib/et/doc/src/et_intro.xml">https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/maint/lib/et/doc/src/et_intro.xml</a> ,
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?