[mapserver-dev] Suggestion: Add more documentation groups to trac

Alan Boudreault aboudreault at mapgears.com
Tue Jan 17 19:44:43 EST 2012

Great idea!


On 12-01-17 03:55 PM, Lime, Steve D (DNR) wrote:
> I'm fine with this proposal. The input and output drivers follow a similar naming convention.
> Steve
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Havard Tveite
> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2012 4:17 AM
> To: 'MapServer Dev Mailing List'
> Subject: [mapserver-dev] Suggestion: Add more documentation groups to trac
> Dear MapServer developers (Jeff in particular),
> I think it would be useful to have more Mapserver Documentation
> components in trac.  That way it would be easier to organise
> tickets.  I raise the issue now that the MapServer project has
> been extended with TinyOWS and MapCache, adding to the
> complexity.
> I have been trying to help improve the MapServer documentation,
> and I have found that it would be convenient for me to be able
> to classify the documentation tickets a bit.
> I have, for instance often only partly fixed MapServer tickets
> by updating the documentation for "core" MapServer, leaving the
> MapScript part to others.  In such cases, it would be nice to
> be able to "clean the desk" by moving the ticket somewhere
> else.
> Trac components seem to be the most convenient way to handle
> this.
> I would suggest that TinyOWS and MapCache get their own
> documentation components.  I would also like to have a
> new component for MapScript, and for the translations.
> These are my suggestions for the new group of Mapserver
> documentation components (I think it is a good idea to let
> them all start with "Documentation", as that will make
> them easy to find when filing tickets):
> Documentation - MapServer
> Documentation - MapCache
> Documentation - MapScript
> Documentation - TinyOWS
> Documentation - de
> Documentation - fr
> Documentation - cn
> What do you say, Jeff?
> Håvard

Alan Boudreault

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