[Wtr-development] README file to github!?

Alister Scott alister.scott at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 23:31:41 EDT 2010


Agree, all good.


On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 12:27 PM, Bret Pettichord <bret at pettichord.com>wrote:

> Looks good to me.
>
> On Saturday, October 2, 2010, Charley Baker <charley.baker at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Done. I cherrypicked the README change from master, updated VERSION
> > and CHANGES. Releasing final 1.6.6 in a few if anyone can double check
> > we're good to go. :)
> >
> >
> > Charley Baker
> > Lead Developer, Watir, http://watir.com
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Bret Pettichord <bret at pettichord.com>
> wrote:
> >> It's a beautiful day out today, so I'm going to take care of some yard
> work
> >> and assemble my new grill.
> >>
> >> I'll merge it after that. Or you can do it now.
> >>
> >> Bret
> >>
> >> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Charley Baker <charley.baker at gmail.com
> >
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Once you make these changes to the release branch and update CHANGES,
> >>> I vote we release 1.6.6 final and start working on 1.6.7. All in
> >>> favor? Let me know if you want me to merge it.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Charley Baker
> >>> Lead Developer, Watir, http://watir.com
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> 2010/10/1 Bret Pettichord <bret at pettichord.com>:
> >>> > I've updated master so that all the gems now use the one readme.
> >>> >
> >>> > I will also make these changes to the 1.6.6 release branch.
> >>> >
> >>> > Bret
> >>> >
> >>> > On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 1:59 PM, marekj <marekj.com at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> >>
> >>> >> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 1:41 PM, Jarmo <jarmo.p at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> >> > That's just not true. It might be the case at the moment, but i
> have
> >>> >> > a
> >>> >> > plan to fix that. In my mind there should be still 1 README on
> github
> >>> >> > and when gems are being made then that same README should be
> copied
> >>> >> > into 3 gems. So every gem would have the same README. I don't see
> >>> >> > much
> >>> >> > of a point of having different readme-s
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Thanks Jarmo, now I know what you mean to have one README as a
> >>> >> template. I had not thought of that.
> >>> >>
> >>> >> > though since the API should be
> >>> >> > same anyway (i know it currently isn't 100%, but that shouldn't be
> in
> >>> >> > the readme anyway).
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > As you can see then currently on the github isn't any VERSION or
> >>> >> > CHANGES in commonwatir, watir or firewatir directory, but they're
> >>> >> > still there when you install gems. Same plan goes to README.
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > Jarmo
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 7:33 PM, marekj <marekj.com at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> >> >> I wanted to explain and defend my view of why there are 4
> >>> >> >> README.rdoc
> >>> >> >> files in watir project.
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> Watir project on github has a README.rdoc file as a landing page
> >>> >> >> which
> >>> >> >> is used to present the project and its 3 separate gems.
> >>> >> >> Each library firewatir, watir, commonwatir has a README.rdoc
> >>> >> >> specific
> >>> >> >> to that library so each gem then has it's own readme.
> >>> >> >> The main top level readme never makes it to the user's machine
> when
> >>> >> >> they install the gems.
> >>> >> >> If the user runs rdoc generation from the gems on their own
> machine
> >>> >> >> they now have a local README for each one of the gems.
> >>> >> >> The toplevel gem is visible on github as a landing page for the
> >>> >> >> project.
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> And that is why I thought there should be 4 README.rdoc files
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> marekj
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> http://rubytester.com
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 11:02 AM, marekj < <http://marekj.com>
>
> --
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>
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