I’ve been toying with this idea for a few months, and I decided to throw the question out to you guys. I have a lot of good ideas for CFQuickDocs, but I don’t have time to implement them all. Also, I wrote the base code before I’d learned a LOT of better techniques, so it’s a little cumbersome to work with. It’s not horrible, I’m using CFCs and I tried to make maintenance as easy as possible. But particularly the code for scraping LiveDocs is pretty difficult to navigate. That piece needs some attention.If I were to open this up, I’d still retain ownership and I’d manage the project. But I’d ask any interested coders to help me add new features, like ColdFusion 6 and BlueDragon versions of CFQuickDocs, and converting the code to Fusebox. But I wouldn’t want to do this until I hear some serious commitment from people to lend a helping hand.So what do you guys think? If I did make it open source, I’d use something like the GPL because I’d not want people to take the code and run off a fork just because they can. Well, the GPL wouldn’t stop that, but I’d legally be able to ask them to share their forked code.If you know you’d have some extra time to dedicate to this project, drop in a comment, or use my ‘Contact Me’ link on the left.
- Post author:yacoubean
- Post published:November 20, 2006
- Post category:Uncategorized