Jason Cunliffe wrote:
> > I reckon there's about 25 man weeks of work to do based on 5 people
> > spending:
> > -1 week to build the tools
> > -1 week to plan the structure of the documentation
> > -3 weeks to get ALL the Zope documentation linked in one place (which is
> > what zdp is supposed to be...)
> > So, has anyone got the cash? ;-)
> Well I have asked a few times before, before but never a reply.. so I will
> ask again:
> How much would it cost? (U$?)
Based on the above figures, and assuming £500/day/person, it comes out
£62,500 (roughly $100,000)
> Perhaps you have no time but some money..
Personally, I have neither ;-)
> resources to go round. And money might really help out here...
I agree, I would love to do it, and I'm sure my employer wouldn't mind
if someone else was footing the bill ;-)
> It seems like rather a catch-22 [or is that a zope-22] : until the docs are
> in better shape, it is so much harder for more people to contribute usefully
> because it is so easy to get lost again..
I agree :-)
> ZDPLINE.COM ??
$ whois zdpline.com
Whois Server Version 1.1
Domain names in the .com, .net, and .org domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.
No match for "ZDPLINE.COM".
Well, the name is there... ;-)
> Perhaps someone with better dtml skills than I can make a little mini
> priceline.com app for zdp..
> Everyone/Anyone wishing to contribute something towards documentation logs
> on and enters the amount:
> instant tally shows total potential sponsorship with column for
> person-hours/days at rate. Instead of a well intentioned message thread
> which will be rapidly drownded in a sea of DTML minutuae, we can have
> visible target + 'potential' zdp attractor
> When we hit a 'u$eful 'threshold - $ponsors kick in with their actual
> contrib. and zdp advances.
> Perhaps you have a better crazier idea..I hope so:-)
> Meanwhile, some fascinating and surreal reading:
> Interview with Jay Walker
> my $0.25
> - Jason
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