[ubuntu-uk] Why not contribute to Ubuntu Manual
prjmellors at gmail.com
Thu May 10 07:58:13 UTC 2012
Got to agree, time is the issue, however i suppose i should make time,
as it's quite and important manual
On 10 May 2012 08:26, James Thomas <selinium at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi Alan,
> For me, and it was some time ago (years), it was mentoring.
> There documents were out there, at least in part, but it was a daunting
> prospect to just dive in to code.
> Things are possibly different now.
> For me, now it is time... I find it difficult now to lurk in the IRC
> channels to help/gain knowledge nowadays.
> JT (#selinuxium)
> On 9 May 2012 19:52, Alan Pope <alan.pope at canonical.com> wrote:
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>> Hi all,
>> I'm in a session at the Ubuntu Developer Summit about the Ubuntu
>> Manual http://ubuntu-manual.org/ which you may remember was started
>> some time ago with the goal of producing a high quality pdf (and
>> printed) manual for Ubuntu desktop.
>> They are looking for new blood to help author and edit the manual for
>> 12.04 to be released around the time of 12.04.1 (July 19th). However
>> we're trying to figure out why we don't have more contributors and
>> what may be holding people back.
>> So my question to you is:-
>> "If you have considered contributing to Ubuntu Manual, but haven't,
>> what's stopped you?"
>> Some reasons might include:-
>> * Lack of time
>> * Lack of motivation
>> * Lack of skill
>> * Difficult to use tools
>> Or something we're missing. We'd really like to know in case it's
>> something we can fix. If you're interested in contributing, please do
>> let us know, and we can help you get involved.
>> - --
>> Alan Pope
>> Engineering Manager
>> Canonical - Product Strategy
>> +44 (0) 7973 620 164
>> alan.pope at canonical.com
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