ScreencastTeam video tutorials

Phil Bull philbull at
Sun Jul 19 15:27:55 UTC 2009

Hi Alan,

On Sun, 2009-07-19 at 16:15 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> That would be me. Currently the state of the screencast team is thus:-
> Lots of screencasts made in 2007, some created for the Ubuntu UK
> Podcast we published in 2008, nothing new created since then.

Thanks for the update. Is it safe to say that no-one is actively working
on this at the moment?

> As I've done nothing with/for the team in some time, perhaps it's time
> for someone else to take it on? I'm happy to hand it over to someone
> else, or continue with it if I can get some help with design and
> direction. I'm preparing to create a bunch more screencasts but not
> sure when they will be ready.
> Suggestions welcome.

I think the most important thing to discuss is the role of screencasts
within the support community. What do support people want to use them
for, and what do users expect from them? The answers to these questions
should shape the direction of the project (and the format/content of the

I don't think that screencasts should be a separate user assistance
effort; rather, we should be integrating them into other documentation.



Phil Bull

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