Documentation [was: Re: v8 DP3]

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 11:11:38 CEST 2015


On 08/28/2015 10:28 AM, Peter W A Wood wrote:
>> On 28 Aug 2015, at 15:15, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Well: as an almost complete newcomer to Github, I would be grateful if you could outline a way to edit
>> the documents at https://github.com/runrev/livecode-ide/tree/develop/Documentation/guides <https://github.com/runrev/livecode-ide/tree/develop/Documentation/guides> and submit them after
>> the editing . . . does this involve setting up my own github branch????
> Yes. You will need a Github account and then fork the Github repository. You can then edit the documents on-line. Once you have finished editing the documents, you will need to create a Pull Request. The LiveCode team will then decide whether to accept or decline your changes.
>
> One thing that is needed for your changes to be accepted is to for you to enter into a contributor’s agreement http://livecode.com/account/developer/contribute <http://livecode.com/account/developer/contribute>
>
> You can make better use of Git by downloading the repository onto your own machine. I was able to do that quite easily by following this https://help.github.com/categories/bootcamp/ <https://help.github.com/categories/bootcamp/>
>
> I have no doubt that you will breeze though the process.

I very much doubt it: I downloaded GIT,

told GIT my name ('richmond'),

told GIT my email ('richmondmathewson at gmail.com'),

and then got stuck:

https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git/#next-steps-authenticating-with-github-from-git

so; where is GIT"

Richmond.
>
> Peter
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