Please Help : Developers' Guide Update
mattyt-spam at tpg.com.au
Wed Dec 17 04:19:32 UTC 2003
On Sun, 2003-12-14 at 08:01, Jouni Heikniemi wrote:
> Most of the time, it suffices when you think these things through
> and, if necessary, add OS checks to bypass Unix-only code. I'll
> assist in coming up with Win32 alternatives when necessary.
I need some more details with this. What is the proper way of doing OS
checks? What is the proper way of distinguishing ActiveState and
>> Brief description about the mailing lists ... etiquette?
> Shouldn't this be on the discussion page instead of dev guide?
This was referring more to developer specific etiquette.
> A couple of other points worth mentioning, although I'm not the resident
> guru on these:
> - Template naming (see discussion a few weeks ago on reviewers@). The
> current text on this is fairly close to the consensus reached, though.
I caught up by using my eyes a bit and the delete key a lot. Could
someone please tell me, what, if anything needs to be changed here.
> - Using filterexceptions.pl (see bug 225703 comments 19-21)
I will add this under a new section about the filter tests.
> - Maintaining customizable terms: We now have "[% terms.Bug %] instead of
> "Bug" and so on. Discuss the reasons and best practices.
I already have something along these lines locally, as I've already been
through the test suite.
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