Re: [Boost-docs] Contributing FAQ

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Contributing FAQ
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-18 00:40:43

On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 7:34 PM, Daniel James <daniel_james_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> 2010/1/15 David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>:
> >
> > Maybe a more general "how can I contribute?" question that includes
> > testing as an option would be good. Is there anyone that feels
> > comfortable picking up this ball and running with it?
> No one's doing much work on the website at the moment. I added your
> question to the FAQ on the beta site (I'll merge with the new release)
> but it's a bit hidden away. The development page should probably offer
> a better introduction, since it's more prominent.
> I'd quite like to move a lot of the articles and guidelines onto the
> wiki. At the moment developer information is split between the two
> sites and I think that's confusing. Hopefully, developers would also
> find the wiki easier to update. And then the main site structure could
> be simplified to make introductory material like this easier to
> access. Although, I'm not sure what the articles' authors would think
> of that, so maybe the articles should stay on the site.

It makes sense to place a lot of the articles and guidelines onto the wiki.
If your overall design is coherent, and it is easy to find the material, I
suspect people will be happy to climb on board.


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