[typo] new contributor: developer documentation

Piers Cawley pdcawley at bofh.org.uk
Fri Feb 9 01:47:34 EST 2007

Matt Rose <mattrose at folkwolf.net> writes:

> On 8-Feb-07, at 9:35 AM, Piers Cawley wrote:
>> Frederic de Villamil <neuro at 7el.net> writes:
>>> Le 8 févr. 07 à 12:39, lumen a écrit :
>>>> Hi:
>>>> I'm a rails newbie and want to learn wity Typo how  a real  
>>>> project is
>>>> written in rails. Of course, I want to be a real contributor in the
>>>> near
>>>> future (if I can).
>>>> Are over there any development documentation to start with? Just to
>>>> familiarize with the whole prject structure and database?
>>>> Thanks a lot let me see the source of this great project.
>>> Hi,
>>> 2 things to do :
>>> – read the development guide on the wiki
>>> – read the source, Luke !
>> Step 3: Shudder with alarm as you read it.
> Step 4:  Decide to write your own blog engine.
> Seriously, I looked at improving typo a little while ago, and decided  
> that it would be more educational to write my own blog engine.  Typo  
> is really good, but as an example of Rails code, it leaves something  
> to be desired.

Yeah, Rails has moved on. Nowadays it does stuff easily that we are
stuck doing by hand. Catch is, I kind of like the old thing and reckon
it's worth trying to bring it up to modern standards.

Piers Cawley <pdcawley at bofh.org.uk>

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