Create Hardware documentation and resource group
|Reported by:||stargatefan||Owned by:||haiku-web|
|Keywords:||drivers developers documentation||Cc:|
|Has a Patch:||no||Platform:||All|
Instead of having the developers waste time chasing down hardware specs, I propose a alternate system. Create a sub system where dev's can post info requests and 5-10-20-100 people who are not capable of generating code, can go and find the documents, code etc from the various sources to assist the dev's.Plus manufacturers tend to give in a bit when they get hammered with 400 phone calls asking for the same doc's. trust me this works "sometimes" when dealing with a obstenant vendor.
I see this as helpful in a number of ways.
- it reduces the number of feature requests comming from users, it free dev's to work on important task like coding and testing.
- it give alot of folks who could contribute but can't code something to do.
- it creates a way to check driver development and a unified hardware list.
mostly it helps development along a great deal by removing work other people could be doing.
I dunno. How do dev's feel about this ?We could also start a pretty serious hardware manual by defualt.