Open Week - another docs day?
djay.il at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 19:02:37 UTC 2009
How's something in lines of "Getting Started with Documentation:
Understanding what you're going to write about by putting the keyboard
aside" would sound to you?
On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 7:11 PM, Augustina Blair <augustinablair at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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 ubuntu.com> 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: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek/Prep
>> Matthew East
>> gnupg pub 1024D/0E6B06FF
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