[Trlog] TRmanual status
kd4d at comcast.net
Fri Jul 8 09:25:20 EDT 2005
You may want to look at sourceforge.net for hosting. Several
open source projects are using it.
I hope they would accept this.
n7dr at arrl.net wrote:
> For the last few years, it has been my honour and privilege to produce and
> maintain the manual for TR.
> I find that I can no longer now give this job the attention that it needs
> and deserves, and, after consultation with Tree, I would like to propose
> that instead of maintaining the manual as a "proprietary" document, it be
> released under some suitable documentation license so that others can
> contribute to it as their interest and desire dictate.
> I'm not sure exactly how the logistics of this are going to work, but I
> anticipate something pretty simple, basically like this:
> all the files that are used to build the manual are released to some
> sort of hosting service (I looked at sourceforge, but it's not at all
> clear that they will accept a project that is documentation for a non OSS
> some number of people (I am willing to be one of these) are granted
> write access to the CVS or SVN database, and basically act as moderators
> for changes.
> So the questions that face me at the moment are:
> 1. what is a suitable license?
> 2. where is a suitable hosting site?
> 3. is anyone else interested in being a moderator?
> I would be happy to receive responses to any of these questions, either
> privately or publicly.
> FWIW, the manual is in LaTeX.
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