GSRC Bookshelf: How to contribute
Anyone is welcome to contribute
is committed to openness with respect to all possible contributions.
- feedback and guidance on their
area of expertise, esp. with respect to problem formulations and
- performance results for available benchmarks
- executables for solvers (perhaps, accompanied by source code)
- supporting scripts, parsers, readers/writers, etc.,
- other documentation and knowledge
regarding fundamental CAD problems.
To contribute to the bookshelf:
We are, in general, not encouraging people to release source code before
the slots themselves are well defined. This includes a problem statement,
references to recent literature, complete definitions of data format,
benchmarks and performance results, and statically linked
executables (on a subset of Solaris 2.[5,6,7], Linux/libc6 and
- Inform the Bookshelf maintainers about your prospective
sending an email (click on the link to send email). Supply
URLs or otherwise explain what you would like to contribute.
If the contribution relates to an existing slot or entry,
please note this in the email.
- If you are interested, request membership in the
bookshelf special interest group at the
http://gigascale.org. If you consider yourself
a "developer" (i.e., are going to prepare a software archive,
write documentation, etc.),
additionally request a subscription
to bookshelf-devel in the message accompanying
bookshelf membership request.
- If you would like to make a prototype Web page for your
prospective contribution (such a page would eventually be
moved to the GSRC server when your contribution is made),
please inform the Bookshelf maintainers so that your Web
page can be linked in for commentary and feedback from others
in the community. Start with our
slot template and fill
the missing pieces in
(reusing the HTML source will not only save effort, but
promote a consistent look-and-feel across all Bookshelf slots).
As appropriate, you may wish to add a
- Feel free to draw on the resources of the GSRC's collaborative
software experts, via Bookshelf maintainers, in order to work
toward a maximally useful and high-impact contribution to the
- Everyone is encouraged to browse Bookshelf documents, which
are all linked at the Bookshelf
main page. Any feedback should again be directed
email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com