ServerGuide reviewers needed

Peter Matulis peter.matulis at
Tue Sep 13 15:28:30 UTC 2011

On 11-09-13 09:44 AM, Ahmed Kamal wrote:
> On 08/18/2011 01:49 PM, Ahmed Kamal wrote:
>> On 08/17/2011 06:33 PM, Ahmed Kamal wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> As you know Adam the maintainer of the serverguide had stepped down.
>>> I'm trying to assemble a team of server oriented folks who are
>>> interested in reviewing the Ubuntu server guide (making sure all the
>>> info inside is fresh and accurate), this is only part of it, the team
>>> would also work on creating a fresh chapter on UbuntuCloud
>>> (openstack+orchestra+Ensemble).
>>> If you are interested, please raise your hand
>>> Cheers
>> Wow, I have been bombarded with interested contributors! Thanks to
>> everyone who replied offering to contribute, this is how we "Ubuntu
>> people" get things done! For everyone wanting to contribute, here is
>> what you need to do:
>> - Visit:
>> - Pick a sub-chapter you would like to review, add your launchpad name
>> to the end and change status from TODO to INPROGRESS
>>   Example: 4.2TCP/IP (TODO) would become 4.2 TCP/IP
>> - That pad page also has instructions on how to grab the serverguide
>> and work with it
>> - If you've never used bzr before, this tutorial can be useful:
>> - If you need any help, ping me kim0 on irc. I hang out on
>> #ubuntu-server or #ubuntu-cloud. Or shoot me an email
>> Note: While we've broken down the work items by sub-chapter, I would
>> like to encourage you to own a full chapter since that should help
>> with consistency
>> Thanks again for offering to help, we have a limited time frame till
>> 11.10 is released, so your prompt contributions are very welcome.
>> Let's start crunching
> Hi Team,
> We are almost half way through this month. My soft goal is to have all
> chapters in a merge proposal by end of this month. If you're interested
> in a nice graphical representation of approximately where we are, please
> check this out
> - If you'd like to help with this effort, your help is needed and time
> is not on our side. Please do adopt a chapter on
> all instructions are already on that page
> - If you already adopted a chapter, kindly update your chapters' status
> to one of:
>   * TODO: Someone needs to adopt this
>   * TODO + YourName : I am planning to review this sub-chapter. It will
> be ready for a merge proposal by end of this month
>   * INPROGRESS: I am already on it, will be ready by end of month
>   * PROPOSED: Merge proposal filed
>   * DONE: Merged

Can you provide instructions for how to propose a merge?  What exactly
are we supposed to do once the review/writing is done?


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