Ubuntu Style Guide

Jordan Mantha mantha at ubuntu.com
Sat May 26 19:01:09 UTC 2007

Rich Johnson wrote:
> Some simple questions/bullets I have are: (should we...)
> 1) Drop the Book/Chapter talk for tags? (seeing as we use <article> now for 
> the topic based help.
Not everything we do is TBH so I think it's worthwhile to keep existing
Book/Chapter stuff. However, we should add info on <article>.
> 2) Explain the topic based help configuration?
Excellent. I think a "Creating Topics" section could be nice. There are
some style considerations I should think.
> 3) Create a sections for GNOME, KDE, and Xfce? To think about it, style 
> should/could be the same.
It seems to me that the style should be the same regardless of DE, but
that's just off the top of my head. If we can think of things that are
DE-dependent that are Style issues then fine.
> 4) Convert this documentation into a wiki page instead or is it better being 
> left as is
Wiki is a bit more "visible" (as opposed to finding a link somewhere
down on doc.ubuntu.com) but I think it looks better and more official on
doc.ubuntu.com. I dunno.


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