check if README.md exists before attempting to read it #490
This PR addresses #432, a bug where esdoc fails to run if a
The simple solution here is to check if the file exists before attempting to read from it, and fall back to empty string as the index content if the file does not exist.
On the issue there are reports of esdoc also crashing if a readme is present at the top level of the project but its not named exactly
Unfortunately it's been very hard getting word back from the author, he's not very responsive anymore, some of the dependencies are over a year old now, and he wont let anyone join his organization.
I've since moved on with esdoc2, would recommend you check it out and send the PR there if you would be so kind to do so