When you are writing software, you build a mental model of the program in your brain. This is how you make decisions and reason about how the program might work, how data flows, or what designs make the most sense.
- Oct 06, 2016
- Eric Holscher
- Portland, Oregon
- semantic meaning, markdown, reStructuredText, semantics, python
Semantic Meaning in documentation is the separation of what something is from what it looks like. What we mean and what we display are very different things.
Often times as developers we see funding open source as a charity. We will give our personal money to projects we believe in. If we’re lucky, our company might have a matching program for our donations. This has proven not to be a sustainable way to support open source.