Documentation Rewrite Update

Jack Fromm jjfrv8 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 14:46:16 UTC 2012


On 08/21/2012 05:16 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> Hey Jack,
>
> Copying and pasting old sections as-is is helpful too, because then it's
> easier to just jump in to rewriting.
>
> At this moment, you don't need to know anything about Docbook.
> Everything is done with the wikimarkup. What comes about guidelines,
> well, there isn't such. We create them on-the-fly.
>
> A major rewrite is what we are aiming for, but that doesn't mean all
> content is obsolete, or that we can't use what we've had before. Also,
> don't worry too much about pages moving around; if you want to start,
> just edit the page where it has been before. We can always move it
> later, if we feel it fits a different section better.
>
> I'm confident you have the skills to start writing. Even if you didn't
> get everything right the first time, it's easier for us to polish things
> than write everything on our own. There are now examples you can refer
> to, or if you think none of those really fit the subject, feel free to
> write as you think is better.
>
> As I've implied before, the most important thing is just to start
> working. We can adjust later.
>
> If you need to know more, send another email or join us at
> #xubuntu-devel for a live chat!
>
> Cheers,
> Pasi
Okay, I'll give it a go.  I'll try starting with Section 10. Keeping 
Your Computer Safe.  I'll just copy over the old sub-sections first.  
Then I'll start going through them to see what needs updating.  If 
anyone thinks I'm going about it wrong, please point me in the right 
direction.

Jack



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