"Re: [ruby-gnome2-devel-en] Two things on documentation" on Fri, 7 Jan 2011 15:01:39 +0100,
Nikolai Weibull <now@...> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 21:47, Nikolai Weibull <now@...> wrote:
>> 2010/12/27 Kouhei Sutou <kou@...>:
>>> OK. We need to move to other hosting service that has more
>>> fast response. But where? Heroku? (Hiki is CGI or Rack
>> One solution would be to convert it
>> to a GitHub Wiki, see
>> but that would require some work in writing a script to convert the
>> Hiki syntax to Markdown. It would, however, place less work on us in
>> the long run, as GitHub manages all the other functionality.
> So, what’s your take on this?
I don't think it's good idea but I don't say strong "no"
because I don't have time for it as you say.
> I am willing to help out, but under current conditions I feel that
> working with Ruby-GNOME2 is both pointless and frustrating. Pointless
> because no one seems to care about Ruby-GNOME2 and frustrating because
> I’ve invested so much time into it and there’s no active discussion on
> this mailing list and management doesn’t seem to have enough time to
> manage and important topics just linger indefinitely without anyone
> making any decisions.
I'm sorry for your invenience.
> Kouhei, I realize that you manage Ruby-GNOME2 in your spare time, but
> the current amount of time you have available just doesn’t seem to be
> enough. What are your near term plans for Ruby-GNOME2? What are your
> long term plans? Are you going to be devoting more time in the
Near term plan: We releae Ruby-GNOME2 1.0.0. It requires gem
support for all packages.
Long term plan: We support GTK+ 3.
> Anyway, I suggest that we move to GitHub as soon as possible. We do
> this by writing a script that converts the current Hiki syntax to
> Markdown. That shouldn’t be too difficult. The one problem I see is
> the automatic linking of methods in text to their definition, but it
> should be solvable.
We have some things to do for moving our repository. It don'
just require Subversion to git migration. e.g. We have
release script that packages, uploads, announces and tags a
new release. We need to migrate it too. I can't list all
works about our reposity migration but other works will
If you can do those works I will say "we move to GitHub.".
Could you do it? If your answer is yes, I'll add you to
Ruby-GNOME2 organizer on GitHub.
> We drop all languages except English. Looking at the dates of the
> most recent updates to the other languages, no one cares about
> anything except English (though no one seems to care very much for
> English either).
I can't complain.