[Trlog] TRmanual status

John Unger w4au at verizon.net
Fri Jul 8 15:09:38 EDT 2005

Hi Doc -

Whatever you decide to do, I, for one, would like to commend you on the 
fabulous job you have done, first upgrading the TR manual, and second 
maintaining it's high quality and keeping up with the various upgrades. You 
have created what I consider the best manual for the best contest logging 

Thanks for all the hard work!

73 - John, W4AU

At 11:39 PM 7/7/05, 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.
>Doc  N7DR
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