Subject: Re: [geometry] Boost.Geometry contribution tutorial
From: Adam Wulkiewicz (adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-21 20:06:30
2014-05-21 12:51 GMT+02:00 Adam Wulkiewicz <adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden]>:
> Barend Gehrels wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks for the suggestion. I fixed it (and other minor things).
> Also we should refer to the coding guidelines.
> Good idea, however for now the guidelines are only in the QBK form, right?
> We could think about moving them to the Wiki (or duplicate and keep in
> both places).
> I'm also not sure if keeping those 4 chapters from docs in the Wiki is a
> good idea. It could serve us rather to comunicate with the contributors
> when the docs is used to communicate with the users. The Wiki theoretically
> could be more dynamic than docs which should be rather persistent.
> And of course in both places (doc and wiki) there should be links pointing
> to each other.
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