[Qgis-user] Re: [Qgis-developer] Using Request for changes (RFC)
in QGIS project
tim at linfiniti.com
Tue Jun 5 18:10:04 EDT 2007
It would be good to make an rfc template on the wiki and store all the
rfcs on the wiki - then keep all the commentry on the wiki. IMHO email
is not a good medium if you want to go back and look at the discussion
surrounding an RFC. By all means of course we should advertise the
rfcs on the mailing lists etc.
2007/6/5, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>:
> Marco Hugentobler ha scritto:
> > Dear QGIS community members,
> > In the last PSC meeting we agreed that QGIS needs a more formalized
> > development model. One idea was to use Requests for changes (RFC), similar to
> > the what UMN mapserver does (http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/development/rfc).
> > If you are also in favour of RFCs, we need to agree on how the procedure
> > should be for the QGIS project. To start the discussion, I wrote down some
> > initial ideas (see below). Please comment them and bring your own ideas.
> > After the discussion, I'm going to make a document that describes the RFC
> > procedure for QGIS on the Wiki.
> > -A QGIS Request for comment (RFC) describes a major change in technology,
> > major additions to functionality, or changes in the direction of the project.
> > It is published on the developer and user mailing lists and community members
> > vote about it.
> > -It is necessary in the following cases:
> > Change that breaks API compatibility, merge of a branch, change in development
> > model
> > -Procedure:
> > Author publishes RFC on qgis-developer and qgis-user lists
> > Community votes in the next 5 working days with -1, 0, +1
> > Finished RFCs are stored and are available on the website, together with the
> > voting result
> > Regards,
> > Marco
> Paolo Cavallini
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