[UbuntuWomen] Wiki reshuffle -- Calling all wiki gnomes.
akgraner at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 03:06:57 GMT 2010
On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 9:49 PM, Ilavenil Thirumavalavan
<ilavenil at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
These may help, they've helped me in the past.
:-) Happy wiki'ing
> On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Melissa Draper <melissa at meldraweb.com>
>> 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:
>> 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;"
>> 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
>> Ubuntu-Women mailing list
>> Ubuntu-Women at lists.ubuntu.com
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> as you have got it.
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Just me Amber.
There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works, but
only want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is.
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