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Subject svn commit: r351897 - /forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2005 05:48:09 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Fri Dec  2 21:48:06 2005
New Revision: 351897

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=351897&view=rev
Log:
Commence a section for "Development procedure".
Links to relevant email discussions. Need to harvest the decisions.

Modified:
    forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml

Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml?rev=351897&r1=351896&r2=351897&view=diff
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--- forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/guidelines.xml Fri Dec  2 21:48:06 2005
@@ -624,6 +624,55 @@
 
   </section>
 
+  <section id="develop">
+    <title>Development procedure</title>
+
+<note>
+  This section is still under development. The issues have been discussed
+  on the mailing list. Decisions need to be put into words, so that we do
+  not need to revisit the topic.
+</note>
+
+    <p>
+     Development work is done on the trunk of SVN.
+     Wherever possible, functionality is contained in "plugins". 
+     There are "release branches" of SVN, e.g. forrest_07_branch.
+    </p>
+
+<fixme author="open">
+The following issues still need to be added above.
+There are also some relevant email threads, from which we need to extract info.
+</fixme>
+    <source>
+* Define our policy for adding changes to release branch.
+* Define the purpose of the "whiteboard/incubator".
+* Declare that we only really maintain the current release branch
+  (although contributed patches will be applied).
+* When to create a temporary branch for development and when/how to merge.
+  
+
+Some of the many relevant threads in no particular order ...
+
+http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=113344003500003
+Whiteboard usage - rename it to incubator
+
+http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=112798856400001
+Starting a 1.0 development  (Re: [Proposal] rollback)
+
+http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&amp;m=111968323717620
+http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&amp;m=111983663526246
+http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=111970529900001
+Project participation and hackability    (was: [VOTE] merge locationmap
+
+http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=112507381300001
+use of whiteboard in forrest
+
+http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=112504310100005
+[Proposal] Development process and a stable trunk
+
+    </source>
+  </section>
+
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