Fwd: [Python-Dev] Primer on distributed revision control?

Martin Pool mbp at canonical.com
Wed Mar 26 07:02:09 GMT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 8:45 AM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:

>  With regard to writing style, I agree with Steven Turnbull - the
>  cheerful, nearly-smug style is fairly grating. (And the big, slightly
>  rounded font used, plus the cheery cartoon-style diagrams, reinforce
>  that impression, making it feel deliberate, rather than just an
>  unfortunate turn of phrase).

I think that tone came from people who were just really enthusiastic
about their topic.  I agree it's rather too much in some places and we
should rephrase it.  It's a case where showing the tool is useful or
simple is much better than saying so.  Thank you for this and the
other feedback.

Martin <http://launchpad.net/~mbp/>

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