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  • This effect is very real, I think.

    I saw a similar effect in Perl::Critic. When I first got commit, it seemed like Jeff took a short breather. When Elliot joined, I couldn't keep up with his energy and had to work just to keep up with the commit emails let alone the code. Now, I've been gone from P::C so long that I feel I'll have to relearn a lot just to make a contribution.

    I had a related experience trying to contribute to Rakudo. I was trying to learn Parrot, Perl6 and Rakudo at the same time and the

  • Tiny nitpick. It's Steffen. :)

    Cheers,
    Steffen

  • so has padre gotten a whiz-bang documentor to let we peons know what the hell we can use?

    i found such things sadly lacking, and hopefully I am woefully out of date

    maybe all I need is a pointer to find the very fine documentation...

    • Padre lacks a lot of documentation.

      There is a wiki page with the list of features [perlide.org] but it is does not contain everything.

      Clearly we need some people who will help the project by adding documentation.

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      • Thank you for pointing out that wiki page with a list of features.

        I hope someday there will be a page that tells more directly how to access or use the features, rather than mostly listing their presense. Often I am mystified about how to get to a feature.

        Padre seems like a great idea. But the learning curve appears very very steep (to me).

        • You can use it as a notepad and then start learning about the features. That way you could also help creating the descriptions to help the next person.

          Or just ask question on the Padre IRC channel or on the Padre mailing list. See the contact info [perlide.org] for details.

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