[mapserver-dev] Motion: managing UMN MapServer handbook files(german language) in the mapserver-svn

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed Jan 14 11:07:50 EST 2009

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> I would be supportive of an auxiliary "mapserver-docs" committer list
> which some designated person(s) (perhaps Howard, Jeff and Steve) are 
> allowed
> to add people to as they wish.  The only thing I would ask is that we 
> stick to
> the same rule as we have for regular commiters with regard to their 
> declaring
> they will adhere to the guidelines on contributions (copyright, license, 
> etc).
> But I think it is desirable to reduce the barrier for documentation
> contributors, and to skip the voting aspect.
> If Jeff and Howard are ammendable to this approach, I'd suggest a small RFC
> be written on how to handle documentation contributors.

I'm a +1 for maintaining a separate mapserver-docs committer list, as 
Frank mentioned, with possibly Howard and Steve as well.


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