[SciPy-Dev] Contributing to the Documentation

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@gmail....
Thu Aug 1 15:41:33 CDT 2013


On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Andreas Hilboll <lists@hilboll.de> wrote:

> Am Do 01 Aug 2013 22:22:02 CEST schrieb Juan Luis Cano:
> > On 08/01/2013 07:56 PM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> >>
> >>     On the contribution page you encourage enhancements to scipy's
> >>     documentation - is still so, and - if yes - do you prefer pull
> >>     requests
> >>     (via Github) or is it better to use the documentation wiki?
> >>
> >>
> >> We indeed prefer pull requests, those are quite a bit easier to
> >> review and merge. We keep the documentation wiki for people who just
> >> want to make a quick edit or are uncomfortable working with git.
> >
> > What about the "Edit" button on GitHub?
>
> That just creates a fork and sends a pull request, all "under the hood".


I think Juan knows that, the question is whether we'd like people to use
that instead of the doc wiki. To be honest I don't know, haven't tried it
myself yet. If it works well then maybe yes, but probably only for small
edits (unless you can go back and add more commits to the same PR.

Ralf
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