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authorJesse Weinstein <>2015-10-11 11:35:45 -0700
committerJesse Weinstein <>2015-10-11 11:35:45 -0700
commitfc05642c23e09bc750e53a7dd004237b4f6421d1 (patch)
tree67babb39e85727d5094b2532972ea1495f7ef4e8 /wiki/src/contribute
parent51828bcfaba3e146b345ad76f00cfad476cd5028 (diff)
Add paragraph about line wrapping in docs
80 chars for new stuff; do not re-wrap old stuff
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diff --git a/wiki/src/contribute/how/documentation.mdwn b/wiki/src/contribute/how/documentation.mdwn
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--- a/wiki/src/contribute/how/documentation.mdwn
+++ b/wiki/src/contribute/how/documentation.mdwn
@@ -40,6 +40,10 @@ Documentation writers coordinate themselves using our usual
Documentation writers should also read our [[documentation
+New documentation should be wrapped to 80 characters; however, please
+do not submit patches that merely re-wrap existing text, as this makes
+it harder to read the git history.
We recommend you to [[build an offline version of the
documentation|contribute/build/website]] to test your contributions
before sharing them with us.