Open Week - another docs day?

Augustina Blair augustinablair at
Mon Oct 5 17:11:21 UTC 2009

Any day, any time is fine for me, I'm not picky :)

I'll be presenting about the steps to take before actually writing the
documentation. The presentation will end with something like "when you can
start writing".

For a title, Getting Started with Documentation: Understanding what you're
going to write about before you start writing (something like that feel free
to reword it).


On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 5:54 AM, Matthew East <mdke at> wrote:

> Thanks to those who have volunteered. So far we have:
> 1. Tips for writing documentation (Augustina)
> 2. Writing in XML - Mallard (Phil)
> I think we should add to this an introduction session explaining what
> the team does, how it is organised, and the work that is done, and if
> possible a wiki session introducing the help wiki and the workflow
> there. That would make four sessions which is quite good for a docs
> day. Both are talks that have been done in the past and for which
> material is available. I could do one of these (introduction?) - is
> anyone up for another one?
> The introduction could cover a bit of bzr, but hopefully someone will
> do a standalone talk on bzr for Ubuntu development, because that is
> pretty much essential knowledge for contributing to Ubuntu.
> As to timings, how about the four slots on the Friday from 19UTC to
> 23UTC? They are available:
> --
> Matthew East
> gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF
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