[QGIS-Developer] Fwd: [qgis/QGIS-Enhancement-Proposals] Translation of .qgs project files (#90)

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 00:00:59 PST 2019

On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 17:42, Richard Duivenvoorde <rdmailings at duif.net> wrote:

> I do not want to be a PITA, but can we maybe add a mandatory requirement
> for a pull request that in case of a new feature the dev adds some
> mandatory Text and Images about the feature IN the PR?

Random idea: could we code up a test on Travis which checks if a PR
has the feature tag (or "feature" in the commit message), and rejects
if the commit message doesn't meet certain criteria?

Past experience has shown that policies which Travis enforces for us
are much more successful than ones we just decide.


> He/she can also ask a community member to do that by giving some interview.
> It is really NO fun for doc writers to find a [FEATURE] issue in the doc
> writing issues list. He/she has to start guessing how it was
> implemented, try it out, or google for some blogpost or start talking to
> the dev etcetc. Really NO fun if you want to work on the documenation
> because it takes so much time!
> I think implementing developer is just the best person to write one or
> two paragraphs (and add some images, hey he has also tested during
> coding isn't it?).
> In this way doc writing could then be just 'copy and paste' the text, do
> some grammar fixes and add images from the PR of the dev in the docs.
> I know a project like MapProxy handles it's PR's even more rigid: if
> Documentation is not part of the code PR, it is just nog pulled. It is
> easier there because they have text only docs IN the src tree; that is
> why I propose to do only text + images.
> I know this is an old idea, but seeing one dev asking about already
> implemented features to another dev was the drop...
> And I'm aware that you cannot prevent this anyway.... as nobody likes to
> RTFM :-)
> Regards,
> Richard Duivenvoorde
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject:        Re: [qgis/QGIS-Enhancement-Proposals] Translation of .qgs
> project files (#90)
> Date:   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:28:40 -0800
> ...
> No. From my side it's no documentation PR planned at the moment. Feel
> free to do something and to take the stuff from my blogpost.
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