[UbuntuWomen] Wiki reshuffle -- Calling all wiki gnomes.

Ilavenil Thirumavalavan ilavenil at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 02:49:19 GMT 2010


Hi,
I went to the page, but I'm really new to this, so couldn't make out
anything. Is there a web page that gives the instructions on exactly how to
be a wiki gnome?

Thanks,
Ilavenil

On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Melissa Draper <melissa at meldraweb.com>wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> We agreed on the new wiki structure (as described below in the quoted
> section of this email) at the meeting yesterday, so I stole a few
> moments at work and shuffled things around. That said, it is entirely
> possible that I have missed pages. In fact, I know I will have.
>
> Hence, this is a call out to prospective wiki gnomes who are looking for
> a way to contribute to the Ubuntu Women project.
>
> A wiki gnome helps to keep wikis up to date and tidy. They do not need
> to know anything technical, they really just need to know how to cut and
> paste in their web browser.
>
> Of course, experienced wiki gnomes have learned by practice, so we're
> quite happy for you to practice your way up to being experienced by
> helping us tidy our wiki :)
>
> If you find pages in the wiki that are lacking the pretty top menu, then
> please add the following line to the very top of the page:
>
> <<Include(UWMenuHeader)>>
>
> If the page you're adding the menu to (or even another you pass in your
> travels) has enough text that some headings need scrolling to be seen,
> then you can make the page extra awesome by adding the following 1 line
> right after the UWMenuHeader line -- be careful to take out any breaks
> in the line that your email client might have put in:
>
> ||<tablestyle="float:right; font-size: 0.9em; width:40%;
> background:#F1F1ED; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;"
> style="padding:0.5em;"><<TableOfContents>>||
>
> If you find pages that you know need fixing or updating but you don't
> think you can do it all on your own, please add it to the table on
> http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/WeShouldFix so that other contributors have
> somewhere to go if they would like to help out.
>
> If you also speak a language other than English, then we could really
> use your help with translating our wiki. On the front page of
> http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org, there are some links in the middle that
> can become a new /Home for these languages. For example, for French it
> would link off to http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Fr. If your language is
> not there, please feel free to put a link in a similar format (that is,
> using the 2-letter representation for your language).
>
> If you have any trouble or think you've broken something, feel free to
> email me, or this mailing list, or the IRC channel for help. Almost all
> of us have broken wiki pages before, so we will be really nice about
> it :)
>
> Happy wiki-ing! :)
>
> On Sat, 2010-01-02 at 18:20 +1100, Melissa Draper wrote:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > I'm working on an possible overhaul of the wiki to make things more
> > findable than the big long tl;dr list we have now.
> >
> > If anyone would like to help, I'm poking mainly at
> > http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/NewHome which would act as a starting
> > point. The menu is http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/UWMenuHeader and is
> > included in pages with "<<Include(UWMenuHeader)>>". I've *not* put the
> > header on existing pages yet to avoid confusion.
> >
> > http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Knowledgebase is new, and has the
> > "Resources" and "Guidelines" sections from the front page, with
> > redundant bits snipped out.
> >
> > http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Projects is new, and has the "Projects" and
> > "Outreach" sections from the front page, with some shuffling.
> >
> > http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Contacts is new, and has the contact
> > details for specific people within the team, such as irc, mailing list
> > and forums operators/administrators/moderators. Please put your contact
> > info here if it's appropriate to do so.
> >
> > The rest should be linked directly from the menu. If I've missed
> > anything, then let me know or alternatively feel free to muck in and
> > improve on what I've done.
> >
>
>
> --
> Melissa Draper
>
> w: http://meldraweb.com & http://geekosophical.net
> p: +61 4 0472 2736
>
>
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