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ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
December 9, 2019 10:23
Re: A grand idea on the documentation
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On 2019-12-09 01:52, JJ Merelo wrote:
> El lun., 9 dic. 2019 a las 10:34, ToddAndMargo via perl6-users 
> (< <>>) escribió:
>     On 2019-12-09 00:33, JJ Merelo wrote:
>      > The Raku community has got a community documentation. It's called
>     the
>      > official documentation, and it's done by the community. You want to
>      > write your own and help yourself and maybe others, there're lots lof
>      > places you can do that: <> <>,
>     Medium, your own blog.
>      > Even the "official" Raku Advent Calendar or your very own.
>     Spoken by a true guard dog!  :-)
> If I'm a dog, I choose to be a Lab. Mr. Peanutbutter Lab, if anyone asks.
>     I am speaking of a way to possibly get everyone in
>     on the act.  And make it official to the Raku site.
> You mean, as in an "official documentation"? Well, there's this thing 
> unimaginatively called "official documentation" at 
> Lots of people are volunteering to make it better 
> every single day. It's not everything to everyone, and it can't possibly 
> be. But there are other places you can look at, like tutorials, and the 
> whole wide Internet. To which you can contribute, if you so like.
> Cheers
> JJ


The "Community" you speak of it a collection of extremely
brilliant programmers.  I will call them the "Community
of Developers".  They are badly overworked and have
prioritized what they can volunteer for.  Because
of this, the documentation takes are real hit: its
would make a cryptologist blush and the IEEE extremely

Your job as a Peanutbutter Lab (junkyard dog) is to
protect them from frivolous input from the likes of,
well, me.

The community I am speaking of is the the rest of us,
which I will call the Rakoons.  This does include the
"Community of Developers" but mainly its includes all
Raku programmers interested in making Raku's documentation

And it included a request list, so things would be
prioritized by need.  You might even have an automatic
mailing go our to Rakoon volunteers to pick up such

My Grand Idea would be a real boom for us Rakoons.
I can tell it is already driving you nuts.  With
love and understanding and a few dog biscuits, you
will survive.  I promise!


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