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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: New/replacement developer area on Wiki
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2006 19:56:55 GMT
Great work, thanks, Dan!

Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> I've created a new page on the wiki as a proposed starting point for
> developers/contributors/comitters. This would replace the (imho)
> somewhat unfriendly bulleted list of un-ordered links that we have
> today. The intention is to provide a more readable way to navigate the
> links, biased towards getting new developers into the project.
> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyDev
> This mostly points to existing content, on the wiki or the web-site, but
> the is one major new area.
> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/HowItWorks
> This is meant to allow people to find technical (developer) information
> about derby easily. My idea is that all technical documents would be
> linked from this set of pages (to keep the pages manageable the main
> sections of Derby are broken into individual pages). For example all
> functional and design specifications would be linked from here, I filled
> in a couple of examples either linking into Jira attachements or wiki
> pages (e.g. see http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/JdbcDriverLinks ).
> Of course this being the wiki I'm hoping that the writers of exsiting
> functional specs or writeups etc. would add the links into this
> structure themselves.
> I think all the links in these new pages are valid, except the one for
> incremental development. This is the one I was planning to add to the
> wiki but got side-tracked on the re-org when I couldn't find the patch
> advice page easily.
> I would appreciate any feedback, unless I hear otherwise I will replace
> the current bulleted list with just a link to this new layout. I will
> leave any links on the front page from the existing list that are not
> covered in the re-org.
> Thanks,
> Dan.

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