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[shepherd] 02/02: doc: Make the "Internals" section less personal.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [shepherd] 02/02: doc: Make the "Internals" section less personal.
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:43:07 +0000

civodul pushed a commit to branch master
in repository shepherd.

commit 812b2a097873ee36605a0311b730755c0a96f8a8
Author: Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden>
Date:   Mon Jan 25 23:39:48 2016 +0100

    doc: Make the "Internals" section less personal.
    * shepherd.texi (Internals): Remove the personal introduction.  Replace
    it by a paragraph pointing to mailing lists.
    (Coding standards): Xref "Coding Style" in Guix.
    (Design decisions, Runlevel evolution): Add note to mention that it's
    historical material.
 shepherd.texi |   27 +++++++++++++++++++++------
 1 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/shepherd.texi b/shepherd.texi
index 74cf584..37aafbe 100644
--- a/shepherd.texi
+++ b/shepherd.texi
@@ -1140,11 +1140,13 @@ utillity, so it can by used by everyone.
 This chapter contains information about the design and the
 implementation details of the Shepherd for people who want to hack it.
-If you want your work to get included in the Shepherd, please contact me and
-say what you intend to do so that I can give advice on how to do it
-and we can avoid duplicating work.  My development version is usually
-a bit ahead of what I release, as I only want to publish code that got
-some testing.
+The address@hidden is developed by a group of people in connection
+with @uref{, GuixSD}, GNU's advanced
+distribution, but it can be used on other distros as well.  You're very
+much welcome to join us!  You can report bugs to} and send patches or suggestions to}.
 * Coding standards::    How to properly hack the Shepherd.
@@ -1160,13 +1162,21 @@ some testing.
 About formatting: Use common sense and GNU Emacs (which actually is
 the same, of course), and you almost can't get the formatting wrong.
-Formatting should be as in Guile and Guix, basically.
+Formatting should be as in Guile and Guix, basically.  @xref{Coding
+Style,,, guix, GNU Guix Reference Manual}, for more info.
 @c @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
 @node Design decisions
 @section Design decisions
address@hidden Note
+This section was written by Wolfgang Jährling back in 2003 and documents
+the original design of what was then known as address@hidden  The main
+ideas remain valid but some implementation details and goals have
address@hidden quotation
 The general idea of a service manager that uses dependencies, similar
 to those of a Makefile, came from the developers of the GNU Hurd, but
 as few people are satisfied with System V Init, many other people had
@@ -1309,6 +1319,11 @@ understand it), you are welcome to do so, of 
 @node Runlevel evolution
 @section Runlevel evolution
address@hidden Note
+This section was written by Wolfgang Jährling back in 2003 and is kept
+mostly for historians to read.
address@hidden quotation
 This section describes how the runlevel concept evolved over time.
 This is basically a collection of mistakes, but is provided here for
 your information, and possibly for your amusement, but I'm not sure if

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