[GRASS-PSC] Sharing the workload (was: Chair motion)

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Wed Dec 13 01:41:24 EST 2006

On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 04:57:09AM +0000, Brad Douglas wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-12-09 at 14:27 +0100, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > Here we go:
> > http://grass.gdf-hannover.de/wiki/Project_jobs
> > 
> > Feel free to extend and clarify or to add more job descriptions.
> This is an excellent idea.  Would it be reasonable to add positions for
> maintaining various parts of GRASS?  Someone to review code submissions
> in a particular area (ie. raster, vector, imagery, database -- so four
> separate, but similar positions)?  I'm not sure how useful it would be
> at this point, but I thought I would suggest it.

I was recently giving a talk about 
"Community based software development: The GRASS GIS project"

where I talked about "code habitats". This is going into the
same direction, I think that we could try to describe that
(on a separate Wiki page maybe). Of course the related people
must agree to that to become sentinel for their area. It
already works like that, only that newcomers don't know about
> Will this document be posted to the users and developer lists when
> ratified?

Yes (while I don't think that we need to formally ratify it).

> I can co-habit the PR position.  I lack some of the fundamental skills
> and time the position requires (ie. multi-lingual) so I can't handle it
> alone at this early stage.

Great - please add yourself.


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