Two newbie questions

Matthew East mdke at
Wed Nov 9 17:09:03 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 15:46 +0000, Eamonn Sullivan wrote:
> On 09/11/05, Jerome Gotangco <jgotangco at> wrote:
> > Hi Eamonn,
> >
> > > Thanks. So are contributions welcome to this, or has someone carried
> > > it away and has a mostly rewritten version that hasn't been committed
> > > to the repository yet?
> >
> > Well if you check these are
> > the projects that we would like to accomplish for Dapper (with the
> > possible exception of About Ubuntu which is planned to be a pygtk
> > application; see for details).
> >
> > As always, contributions to the documents in svn are always welcome.
> > The Ubuntu Documentation Project is community-driven, always was,
> > always will be :)
> >
> I may be a bit slow on the uptake, but I'm having a hard time figuring
> out where to jump in. The projects listed on that page -- the first
> place I checked -- has people assigned already to each one, or are
> marked complete.

The people assigned are merely the people responsible for each doc, they
are not sole writers: feel free to contribute to any of those! We don't
have any exclusivity :)

>  I uploaded some typo fixes (e.g., 'compund') and a
> couple of one-sentence suggestions for the styleguide, but they
> haven't been applied . 

I had a look at these, they are fine and I'll apply em this evening when
I get home.

> Still feeling my way around a bit. Maybe I just
> need to lurk a bit more. :-)

Feel free to ask questions as you are doing now! It is good to have you
on board!

mdke at
gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF
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