Starting in August 2012, we are spending six months doing infrastructure improvements, including project documentation, websites (wiki, forum, blog), and the GMAT build system. This page holds some documentation related to this effort.
The infrastructure improvement project will encompass the following items:
The current project infrastructure has the following major issues:
Getting started as a GMAT contributor is hard due to lack of "developer's handbook"-type documentation.
The infrastructure improvements should meet the following guiding principles:
We've gotten legal approval to choose our own host, as long as they meet certain Terms of Service requirements. No commercial hosting provider we've looked at has an acceptable TOS by default, but Joel has been contacting providers to gauge interest in creating a custom TOS. So far the following hosts have been contacted: