gnome-display-properties documentation task

Vikram dhillonv10 at
Tue Sep 8 22:29:16 UTC 2009

Phil Bull wrote:
> Hi Vikram,
> On Mon, 2009-09-07 at 18:59 -0400, Vikram wrote:
>>            My previous idea seems to be rejected and I agree I should
>> have given it more thought, I see that there is no documentation present
>> about gnome-display-properties and it was on the to-do list for system
>> documentation. I just got familiar with doc-book format and I have
>> started writing it I would appreciate any help in this case
> Excellent! I've attached a brief (and unfinished) guide to writing
> system documentation for you to take a look at.
> People (including myself) often neglect the planning stages of writing
> documentation, and just start writing. I've since learned that this can
> be disastrous, and can lead to documentation which is useless to users.
> The attached guide is intended to help people follow good planning
> practices. On first inspection it seems like a lot of effort, but I
> followed the guide when I was writing some new docs a week ago and I
> felt that my output was much better.
> Thanks,
> Phil
Thanks, you have been a real help  8-)

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