[Bf-committers] blender developer documentation

Dan McGrath danmcgrath.ca at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 14:51:50 CEST 2019

And translators!


On Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 8:33 AM Howard Trickey <howard.trickey at gmail.com>

> I was wondering: with the Epic grant, which Ton says, in part, will help
> onboarding new developers: if the development fund gets to be big enough to
> allow it, what about hiring a full-time technical writer to make really
> great developer documentation?
> I think a possible dream project would be a book like LInux Kernel
> Development
> <
> https://www.amazon.com/Linux-Kernel-Development-Robert-Love/dp/0672329468/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=roblov-20
> >,
> giving a readable and comprehensive description of the architecture, data
> structures, development practices, etc.  Of course the downside to that
> would be that such a book will almost immediately start to be inaccurate.
> So part of the dream would be to keep it constantly updated. But even if
> that didn't happen, I think there are large swaths of design and data
> structures that will likely stay current for a number of years.
> Failing that, just doing a rewrite of all of the documentation that was in
> the old wiki would be very useful.
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