On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 11:40 PM, Wayne Stambaugh <stambau...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 10/6/2016 3:23 AM, Chris Pavlina wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 06, 2016 at 08:51:54AM +0200, jp charras wrote:
>>> Le 06/10/2016 à 08:13, Cirilo Bernardo a écrit :
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>>
>>>>  Any comments on this patch I proposed a few weeks ago?
>>>>
>>>> https://lists.launchpad.net/kicad-developers/msg26412.html
>>>>
>>>> The patch adds a menu item in the main menu Help list to launch the
>>>> system's default browser and bring up the "Contribute to KiCad" page
>>>> (http://kicad-pcb.org/contribute/).  The idea is to promote awareness
>>>> of how users can get involved, whether it's helping with documentation,
>>>> libraries, etc.  I think we have a great little group at the moment, but
>>>> more experts helping out or new users learning about the internals of
>>>> the software is always better. :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> - Cirilo
>>>
>
> @Cirilo, I didn't forget about it I've just been really busy.  I will
> try to get to it this weekend.
>

Thanks, I understand; I've been far too busy recently to work on the other
items I'd promised to look at like the generic progress dialog for external
apps.

- Cirilo

>>> To be honest, if I like the idea, I am not thrilled by this (large?) patch.
>>> A link in our About Kicad dialog (Information panel) could be better (only 
>>> 2 lines of code to add).
>>> On this Information panel (the default panel when opening the dialog) there 
>>> are already the most
>>> important links.
>>
>> As we discussed with Wayne on IRC a while ago, nobody will ever see it
>> there.
>
> AFAIR I suggested adding this link to the about dialog as well but I
> don't really have a strong opinion one way or the other.  Cirilo is
> correct that it could get lost along with all of the other information
> in the about dialog.
>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
>>>
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