[Live-demo] Draft layout of application overview doc

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 01:54:57 PDT 2010


On 04/06/10 17:44, Pieter De Graef wrote:
> What would be the target date for releasing 4.0?
Schedule for the Live DVD is here:

We aim to have a feature freeze on 28 June.

> I'm mainly asking this, because I may want to update the Geomajas 
> project to the latest stable release. (which in this case makes a big 
> difference)
> Op topic again, I see on the right side "Core Features", "Implemented 
> Standards", and "Application Details". Would every project have to add 
> exactly the same titles?

I'd like to encourage all projects to use the same titles, but expect 
that they will not make sense for some projects and it will be ok to use 
different titles.

If you have a suggestion for a different set of titles which make sense 
for your project, I'd like to hear them and make adjustments accordingly.

> Cameron Shorter schreef:
>> For the upcoming LiveDVD 4.0, I'm intending to ask all projects to 
>> update their Overview page so that it is more consistent across 
>> projects, and looks better (by including images and consistent layout).
>> I've created a mockup for PostGIS here:
>> https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/livedvd/gisvm/trunk/doc/descriptions/postgis_overview.odt 
>> At the moment, this is in odt format, but in parallel I'm 
>> investigating other options.
>> (In particular, I note that there is a move from projects to use 
>> sphynx/RST).
>> I'd looking to see if I can use ICE to translate from RST -> odt -> 
>> RST. I've seen indications that this may be possible.

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