Re: [PATCH 00/13] [RFC] Rust support

From: Paul Zimmerman
Date: Fri Apr 16 2021 - 01:39:22 EST

On Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 06:02:33 +0100, Wedson Almeida Filho wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 04:25:34AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
>>> Are you stating [what you perceive as] a fact or just venting? If the former,
>>> would you mind enlightening us with some evidence?
>> How about "not everyone uses a browser as a part of their workflow"?
> The documentation is available in markdown alongside the code. You don't need a
> browser to see it. I, for one, use neovim and a rust LSP, so I can see the
> documentation by pressing shift+k.
>> I realize that it might sound ridiculous for folks who spent a while
>> around Mozilla, but it's really true and kernel community actually
>> has quite a few of such freaks.
> I haven't spent any time around Mozilla myself (not that there's anything wrong
> with it), so I can't really comment on this.
>> And as one of those freaks I can tell
>> you where exactly I would like you to go and what I would like you to do
>> with implicit suggestions to start a browser when I need to read some
>> in-tree documentation.
> I could be mistaken but you seem angry. Perhaps it wouldn't be a bad idea to
> read your own code of conduct, I don't think you need a browser for that either.

Haven't you folks ever head of lynx? Good old-fashioned command-line tool that
opens html files in a terminal window, supports following links within the file,
good stuff like that. I don't see how the dinosaurs^W traditional folks could
object to that!

-- Paul