[Mono-docs-list] Process information (about contributing).

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Wed, 10 Dec 2003 04:32:41 -0500


> Hello, this is my first post to this list (which I've
> been reading for only very few days).
> I'm writing because yesterday I contirbuted a small
> code sample using monodoc's integrated upload
> function, and I'd like to know how is this going to be
> processed.
> Is it first queued waiting to be approved? Is it
> automatically posted somewere on the web, or on some
> mailing list? How can I be assured the contribution
> isn't lost? How can I download the latest version of
> monodoc information, so I have the most recent
> documentation at hand?
> I home these aren't too many questions.
> Thanks for your help.

These are good questions.

The monodoc contributions are processed by me currently, since the tool
to merge the changes is kind of primitive (you can see it in
monodoc/browser/admin.cs) so I can work around the various buglets it
might have.

As the tool evolves, I would not mind giving more "admin" privileges to
people to approve contributions, but right now its too buggy, too
unstable, and is missing too many features.

I will try to process some of the contributions tomorrow (we got quite a

About the documentation: I think we would have to make new releases of
the documentation with the updates for them to be useful, I am not sure
how often I will make one, its something we can discuss.