Opinion of February 2012

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Sat Feb 4 13:02:39 PST 2012

On 2/3/2012 4:28 PM, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> I'd like to help. My D coding skills are still not up to snuff for
> fixing the hard stuff, since I only just started learning D. But doc
> comments I can do. However, there's no documentation that I can find
> that describes the procedure for sending contributions. Such as where to
> upload patches, what format they should be in, how to get diffs in the
> right format, etc.. All this should be documented so that willing
> contributors can jump in immediately, instead of being put off by having
> to jump through unnecessary hoops (like hunting for possibly
> non-existent documentation on how to contribute).

It's all up on https://github.com/D-Programming-Language which is where anyone 
can make contributions via forking and doing "pull" requests. The 
instructions/tutorials on how to do that are on github.

>> This is probably a lost cause but I've recently seen various
>> complaints about the name "D".

You're right that searching for "D" is hopeless. But searching for "D 
programming" works great.

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