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Subject: Re: [boost] [website] Move guidelines and developer documentation to Trac?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-07 12:10:12

Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On
> Behalf Of
>> Daniel James
>> Sent: Sunday, February 07, 2010 4:14 PM
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: [boost] [website] Move guidelines and developer documentation to
> Trac?
>> The guidelines and developer documentation on the boost site are
>> getting a bit old, and no one's really updating them. Meanwhile new
>> developer documentation is being written on the Trac wiki. It seems
>> confusing to split the documentation over two sites, and most
>> developers find it easier to update the wiki so it might be a good
>> idea to move all the developer documentation over to the wiki and the
>> Trac would become the 'developer's site'.
>> This could also help improve the main boost site. It could be simpler
>> and more focussed towards users. Some developer pages would probably
>> have to remain on the site for technical reasons (such as test
>> results) and some articles might not be appropriate, or we might not
>> have the author's permission to put them on a wiki.
>> The developer section would be replaced by a page suggesting how to
>> contribute to boost (along the lines of
>> We'd
>> also keep the calendar on the main site in some form, as it can be
>> useful for users.
>> Any thoughts?
> Agree 100%.

I recall some mention about migrating away from Trac to something with
better performance. If that would occur, then migration of tons of Wiki
with control of proper structure may be a problem
Perhaps it's worth to consider.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,
Charter Member of OSGeo,

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