[IPython-dev] Docs - authorship?

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net at gmail.com
Fri Aug 15 02:07:32 EDT 2008

Min should be listed as a contributor as he wrote some of the parallel
computing docs.


On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 8:23 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
> I'd like to actually list who's written the documentation/manuals
> explicitly, since that is a more book-like type of document (see the
> mpl docs for example at
> http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/doc/html/index.html, click on the
> PDF link).  I wrote over 90 pages of documentation originally for
> that, and Brian has also written a ton of rst docs.  But because I
> haven't kept track of the doc details since the latest reorganization,
> I'd like to know who else I should list.
> Please consider that I'm happy to follow purely an honor system here:
> if you feel your contributions to that document (the PDF clocks in at
> 128 pages right now) make you a co-author, simply tell me and I'll add
> your name to the list.  I will list 'authors: foo, bar, ...; with
> contributions from: a,b,c,...' to credit both people who wrote major
> portions and those who have contributed smaller but valuable parts.
> Please just tell me and I'll be happy to add your names, listed
> alphabetically by last name.  I think currently I have:
> - authors: Brian and me.
> - contributors: Ville (docstrings, wiki pages I imagine will be soon
> ported since the problem used to be that we had lyx sources).
> Don't know: Min, Stefan, Gael, Barry, etc.  Have you guys written
> parts of the manual?
> Does this sound OK to all?
> Cheers,
> f
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