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Re: [ecf-dev] JavaDoc (or lack thereof)
- From: Scott Lewis <slewis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 07:51:31 -0700
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First, thanks for the offer of contribution/help with the
documentation. It's an ongoing problem that we are trying to address
(with the help of the community).
Have you consulted the generated javadocs?
Although we are aware that there are plenty of missing pieces to this
and other ECF documentation. ECF now has a 'documentation project'
where we've been trying to coordinate community contributions to address
the lack of ECF documentation problem...and I think that would probably
be the best way for you to coodinate your contributions as well.
Here  is a link to ECF documentation project links on the wiki.
There's a bug listed there  that hopefully you can join and we can
continue to use that to coordinate the mechanisms for various kinds of
documentation contributions. If you are interested, we can examine
making you an ECF committer.
WRT patches via git...this is still a problem. Anyone have ideas on how
to manage patches/contributions with git?
On 5/27/2011 6:50 AM, Alex Blewitt wrote:
In working through setting up an ECF container, I noticed a serious lack of JavaDoc documentation, which hindered by ability to figure out what was going on. This, and finding out who the key actors are and how they're invoked made it more difficult than it needs to be in order to find out what's going on.
I'd like to help improve that situation by starting to create documentation for the framework and the like. I have a fork of the GitHub instance where I'm planning to do my work there - does that make the best place? We can then review any changes necessary prior to committing in as a bugzilla instance.
I'm also an Eclipse committer as well (though haven't actually committed anything directly) so don't know if that makes it easier to hook up. But hopefully it means my committer ID will allow me to have the changes absorbed as is. The whole Git attached as patches is somewhat new to me :)
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