Stefan Sperling wrote on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 15:10:57 +0100:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 03:32:24PM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Stefan Sperling wrote on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 10:27:24 +0100:
> > > In particular note these two sections:
> > > http://subversion.apache.org/docs/community-guide/general.html#code-to-read
> > > http://subversion.apache.org/docs/community-guide/general.html#patches
> > > I found those two very valuable when I started out contributing to Subversion.
> > >
> > To be fair, #code-to-read has a mile-long list of header files, and I'm
> > not sure that all of them are needed right away :)
> I did in fact spend a couple of days reading through them all before
> I started writing any code. It did help a lot.
The doc comments, sure. But the text sounds like it says "Read every
docstring in those files", which isn't a good idea... (and IMO isn't as
useful as reading the relevant notes/ files, where they exist)
Received on 2011-02-22 15:25:41 CET