[Libre-soc-dev] I'm about to create 54 bug reports for diagrams

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 01:00:00 BST 2020

On Tue, Aug 4, 2020 at 4:20 PM Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
<lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 4, 2020 at 10:35 PM Cole Poirier <colepoirier at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes, that sounds like a much better approach *however* jpgs of
> > the diagrams from Mitch's book chapters will have to be uploaded
> > because these are the 'originals' and are not in svg.
> >
> > This will be 25(?) jpgs.
> > Thoughts?
> if they are images that have not been modified from the original, then
> why are we doing the work?
> that makes no sense when we have so much else to do.
> yes it would be _nice_ to have the time and the funding to spend on
> that - however the priority is so low that i cannot even justify the
> idea of spending our time and resources even uploading the images to
> the server.
> the only reason that for example this image exists is because i
> *modified* it from the original.
> https://libre-soc.org/3d_gpu/group_pick_rd_rel.jpg
> so no - no uploading of arbitrary images that are not immediately useful.
> we have to be quite pathological and focussed about this, and in
> particular not waste NLNet funds on things that we do not have to.
> now, if we write documentation that *needs* one of those images that
> increases the priority - but not by much.

With you. The reason behind doing this for several of the diagrams in
Mitch's book was because the text is illegible, and I presumed that they
will be used in future documentation.

I'll leave that until such documentation is written.


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