cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide article.sgml doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/releng article.sgml doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/developers-handbook/policies chapter.sgml

Hiroki Sato hrs at
Fri Aug 22 07:32:41 UTC 2008

Gabor PALI <pgj at> wrote
  in <48A8198B.2010509 at>:

pg> Hiroki Sato wrote:
pg> > moving only the team information into www does not agree with the
pg> > reason why we have article/contributors.
pg> I see.  Well...  According to revision 1.1 [1] (by murray and nik):

 Okay, thanks for the clarification.

pg> > And in a long term, maybe we should merge www and doc into a single
pg> > repository (like www/en -> doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs or so) because
pg> > of making reuse of information easier.
pg> I support it.  When do you think this process could be started?  Are
pg> there any actual obstacles?

 I think there is no technical issue, but we need discussion about it
 including if we should migrate the doc/www repo to SVN or not.  If
 there is no major objection and we can reach a consensus, just after
 7.1R would be a good timing.

pg> > what do you think about adding files including who it is on per
pg> > developer basis? [..] Most of member descriptions of teams/hats can
pg> > be generated from the files, and also the traditional first commit by
pg> > a new committer can be simplified.
pg> I am fond of this kind of approach ;)  For example, mentors could only
pg> send a file like you attached to their mentees to fill up in advance.  I
pg> would be happy to see something like this.
pg> What do you think will be needed to implement this and get the ball rolling?

 I am working on a prototype which contains actual data and will send
 it as a patch, so please review it.  Thanks.

| Hiroki SATO
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