[Lubuntu-wiki-docs] Lubuntu Manual status

Phill Whiteside PhillW at Ubuntu.com
Sun Sep 29 01:22:26 UTC 2013

Hi Jonathan,

13.10 manual is a "not going to happen". What you have done, as I pointed
out in a previous email, is set up the structure for a manual.

Yes, it will need driving through. Do we, as lubuntu, have the manual
section as part of our wiki/docs team or do we need two separate teams?

This may all sound crazy, but for the people reading as cc'd. 13.10 is set
pretty much in stone. We now need to ensure our wiki area is updated for

Once, and during that, we have to start planning for 14.04 which is our
first LTS and *will* have a manual :)



On 28 September 2013 23:56, Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> On 09/28/2013 03:46 PM, Phill Whiteside wrote:
> > if we put down 13.10 to experience (the methods of having such a
> > manual set up etc.) I do not think it was wasted exercise. IMHO, I'd
> > have hated to start on this project at the start of 14.04 without us
> > and the manual team having met, discussed and worked out how things
> > could work.
> OK.  Is Yorvyk willing to lead the Lubuntu Manual Project forward from
> here?  Including all the necessary planning, leading, organizing and
> controlling of those contributing to it (aka "herding of cats"!) that
> such leadership is likely to require?
> The technical infrastructure is in place.  Now we need people genuinely
> willing and able to work on writing and editing the manual.  If they
> exist, then creating an Lubuntu Manual for 13.10, even now, would be a
> good start, because the process of creating it would teach all of us a
> lot about how much of the Ubuntu Manual needs to be changed or
> re-written for Lubuntu, and how to do that -- which is essential info
> for a good Lubuntu 14.04 Manual next year.
> Jonathan

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