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PATCH for cvswrite.html (was: incorrect descriptions of predict.{def,h})

Hi Ben,

On Fri, 28 Nov 2003, Ben Elliston wrote:
>> Doesn't that fall under our "obviously correct" rule?
> No doubt, but I was unable to find any mention of the obviously
> correct rule for the GCC project.  Can you tell me where it's stated?

back then (in November) Jim quickly responded to your question, but I
noticed that indeed our documentation ought to be improved.

Would the following patch, which is just committed, have made it easier
for you to locate this information?

  Restructure, simplify, and (hopefully) improve the descriptions of those
  changes that everyone with CVS write access may make.


Index: cvswrite.html
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/cvswrite.html,v
retrieving revision 1.62
diff -u -3 -p -r1.62 cvswrite.html
--- cvswrite.html	17 Nov 2003 17:06:26 -0000	1.62
+++ cvswrite.html	29 Dec 2003 18:46:29 -0000
@@ -128,27 +128,29 @@ developer to follow the appropriate poli
 <p>The list of folks with write access to the repository can be found
 in the MAINTAINERS file in the GCC distribution.</p>
-<p>Also note that fixes for obvious typos in ChangeLog files, docs,
-web pages, comments and similar stuff need not be approved.  Just
-check in the fix and copy it to <code>gcc-patches</code>.  We don't
-want to get overly anal-retentive about checkin policies.</p>
 <p>When you have checked in a patch exactly as it has been approved,
 you do not need to tell that to people -- including the approver.
 People interested in when a particular patch is committed can check
 CVS or the <a href="";>gcc-cvs</a>
-<p>Everyone with CVS write access is free to
-<a href="codingconventions.html#upstream">import files maintained outside
-the tree from their official versions</a> without explicit write approval.
-<p>Any maintainer with CVS write access may <a href="#branches">create
-and use a branch</a> for development, including outside the parts of
-the compiler they maintain, provided that changes on the branch have
-copyright assignments on file.  Merging such developments back to the
-mainline still needs approval in the usual way.</p>
+<h3>Free for all</h3>
+<p>The following changes can be made by everyone with CVS write access:</p>
+<p>Fixes for obvious typos in ChangeLog files, docs, web pages, comments
+and similar stuff.  Just check in the fix and copy it to
+<code>gcc-patches</code>.  We don't want to get overly anal-retentive
+about checkin policies.</p>
+<p><a href="codingconventions.html#upstream">Importing files maintained
+outside the tree from their official versions</a>.</p>
+<p><a href="#branches">Creating and using a branch</a> for development,
+including outside the parts of the compiler one maintains, provided that
+changes on the branch have copyright assignments on file.  Merging such
+developments back to the mainline still needs approval in the usual way.</p>
 <hr />
 <h2><a name="testing">Testing changes</a></h2>

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