[Nitro] Doc Wizard

Robert Mela rob at robmela.com
Fri Nov 2 10:33:49 EDT 2007


Thanks, Arne.

I can offer about two hours per week -- enough for a small section or to 
review & test drive whats been written.

Arne Brasseur wrote:
> A very big congratulations to you for this certainly unique opportunity!
>
> And also a big thank you to George for all the past effort and for 
> making this happen!
>
> I would hereby like to announce my candidacy for the position of Nitro 
> Doc Wizard.
>
> Regards,
> (ab)
>
>
> Trans schreef:
>   
>> I am super happy to announce that thanks to George I am now a
>> _professional (as in cold hard cash, baby)_ Nitro developer! From now
>> on I will be heading up Nitro development along with George. My goal
>> is to push Nitro into a high quality 1.0 release as quickly as
>> possible. My priorities are:
>>
>> (1) Uber User Friendly.
>>
>> Basically I want to do something like:
>>
>>      $ gem install nitro
>>      $ ntiro demo helloworld
>>
>> and
>>
>>      $ gem install nitro
>>      $ nitro create ~/mynitroprojects/foofish
>>      $ nitro start ~/mynitroprojects/foofish
>>
>> Without one single hickup.
>>
>> (2) "Like-Butter" Development
>>
>> I would like to get a central repo up. And create some firm standards
>> for branching and tagging.
>> Also, I want to improve the development toolset to make standard tasks
>> very simple, get the repo in such nice-and-neat order it's freaky, and
>> eventually have some automated tools that keep us all well informed on
>> a regular basis.
>>
>> (3) Doc Wizard
>>
>> I want to find someone who's willing to contribute considerable effort
>> to working on Nitro docs once we get passed the 0.50 release. I will
>> help on this of course, but it would be best to find someone who can
>> focus almost exclusively on this aspect of Nitro --this includes PR.
>> We're looking at the Oxy, API Wiki, RDocs, the Website(s) and
>> hopefully in the end the first published book. (Did you catch that, a
>> BOOK! My job isn't complete until there's a BOOK.)
>>
>> (4) Ruby 1.9/JRuby support
>>
>> Around the end of the year I will start focusing on getting Nitro
>> running smoothly on Ruby 1.9 and JRuby, we will also have a try at
>> other VMs. YARV, Rubinius, IronRuby, etc.
>>
>> (5) Support George
>>
>> George is always pushing forward, so I'm going to bridge the gap
>> between him and a stable Nitro framework. While I also help him with
>> his more pressing needs, such as a new formhelper, admin part, etc.
>>
>> As always, please provide all and any suggestions you have to offer,
>> and if you have time to put in some elbow greese, please let me know,
>> and I will hook you up.
>>
>> In closing let me say, A VERY BIG THANKS TO GEORGE who has made this
>> opportunity possible!
>>
>> T.
>>
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>
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