[Trlog] TRmanual status

Anthony Rodgers arodgers at mac.com
Wed Jul 13 01:19:34 EDT 2005

Would the Wiki concept be appropriate?


The manual would exist on a web site and could be edited by TR-Log 
subscribers to correct and update sections.

73 de Anthony VA7IRL

trlog-request at contesting.com wrote:

> Subject:
> [Trlog] TRmanual status
> From:
> n7dr at arrl.net
> Date:
> Thu, 7 Jul 2005 20:39:17 -0700
> To:
> TR Log Reflector <trlog at contesting.com>
> To:
> TR Log Reflector <trlog at contesting.com>
>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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