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Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 10:06:21 UTC 2005


Hey All,

froud and I had a lively discussion today on IRC regarding future
directions for the doc team.

I content that we should to the wiki as the primary source for all documents.

There are 2 primary reasons for it:

1. Low barrier to entry to new people
2. Fast changes

Now, for this to happen, we need some pieces:

1. We need to choose a ship format. I say either PDF[1] or HTML

2. A good converter from HTML --> PDF

3. The wiki needs some major work on the backend
-Remove parenting
-Standardize on one markup (I propose the Wikipedia one, as it is
fairly easy and becoming a standard)
-Watchlists
-Better history

[1] - I say PDF as evince (http://www.gnome.org/projects/evince/) is
looking very cool. Also poppler is cool as well (pdf backend -
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xdg/2005-February/005951.html)

Now rip me to shreds,

Corey




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