Using Mallard for Ubuntu docs
philbull at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 15:10:37 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-06-30 at 09:51 -0500, Jim Campbell wrote:
> So did we want to go ahead with using Mallard for this release of
> Ubuntu docs? Phil, if I recall correctly, didn't you have a branch of
> Ubuntu docs containing page stubs from our prior release?
I think we should go ahead with the Mallard conversion. I looked around
for a branch containing stubs, but I didn't find one. Who knows what I
did with it?
Ideally, we would coordinate with the GNOME doc team; we should slot our
docs into their Desktop Help. That's in a very early stage of
development at the moment, though. For now, we should probably just
identify clearly Ubuntu-specific areas of our own docs and convert
It would be helpful to convert all of the existing DocBook into plain
text first. I find that much easier to deal with when doing a
conversion. I'll set-up a branch with Mallard .page stubs and dump the
text-only topics into the .page files. That should provide a good
To help the process along, would anyone be interested in a Mallard
training session on IRC?
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