Subject: Re: [geometry] Boost.Geometry contribution tutorial
From: Barend Gehrels (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-21 04:27:39
Adam Wulkiewicz wrote On 21-5-2014 2:58:
> Hi community!
> I prepared some tutorial showing how to contribute to Boost.Geometry
> however I think this is ok for Boost in general. It has a form of a
> README of this repository:
> Later it may be moved to the Boost.Geometry wiki or converted to QBK
> and put in the docs.
> Let me know what you think and what should be modified/fixed.
I like it!
This is a (very clear) technical description. I think we should add one
or two things in the section "Modify the branch":
It now contains /"At this point it's up to you what to do with your new
branch.//"/ which is fine.
But I think we should add some hint that if people create a new feature,
or a bugfix, or some parts for the docs, or an example, it is often wise
to consult the mailing list if that is a good idea. Maybe other people
are working on the same thing too. If it is a larger feature it is good
to post a sort of implementation plan to check if the feature, and the
implementation, is what is expected.
Also we should refer to the coding guidelines.
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