[Training Support] Desktop Course - Sections 1 & 2 released for review

Jonathan Jesse jjesse at iserv.net
Fri Sep 28 17:47:03 BST 2007


On Friday 28 September 2007 04:40:10 Billy Cina wrote:
>     Hi all
>
>     We're slightly behind on the deadlines but I hope we can cover lost
>     time. We are thirsty for your input and so have not developed the
>     content to a stage we normally would by now. You will notice it is a
>     little rough around the edges.
>
>     To get started, please refer to:
>    
> https://code.launchpad.net/~canonical-training/ubuntu-desktop-course/ubuntu
>-desktop-course-beta
> <https://code.launchpad.net/%7Ecanonical-training/ubuntu-desktop-course/ubu
>ntu-desktop-course-beta> and view sections 1 & 2 of the 7.10 desktop course.
>
>
>     *When providing comments, please:*
>
>     * Provide comments as a new branch - Branch from
>     ubuntu-desktop-course-beta and make your changes. Please push your
>     updated branch to Launchpad. If possible, commit after fixing one
>     issue and send the branch name and revision number to inspect to
>     this list.
>
>     * Look at the TOC and the approximate time each section should take
>     to cover in class. Remember this is an instructor led course, time
>     is precious and lots of ground to cover so only key elements should
>     be included.
>
>     * Section 2 - comparison of MS Windows with Ubuntu was especially
>     tricky so we would appreciate some non-slating amendments to that :)
>
>     *Bear in mind that the target audience is:*
>     * A home or corporate desktop user
>     * Never used Ubuntu before and probably isn't too thrilled about
>     using any flavour of Linux so we need to make this course as light
>     as possible.
>
> *Formatting:*
> * Suggest turning it into a PDF to proof read
>
> * Don't pay too much attention to format, we are still seeking help with
> XSLT. Any volunteers welcome.
>
> *Timing:*
> * Please can I have any and all comments made as a separate branch by
> close of play on *Sunday 30th September.* Any submissions after that
> will not be reviewed.
>
> Have fun!

What base of English are we using for these training manuals, en-GB or en-US.  
Also is there a style guide available or have you looked 
http://doc.ubuntu.com/styleguide/styleguide.html



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