Documentation / Docbook experts/editors, where art thou?

Ho Wan Chan smartboyhw at
Wed Aug 29 12:41:01 UTC 2012

Yeah! I finally got my first edit on the Wiki. It is about to upgrade
Xubuntu using terminal instead of the update manager.
Hopefully I can do more:)

Howard Chan (smartboyhw @ Freenode)

2012/8/28 Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at>

> Hello!
> The documentation rewriting is coming along slowly but rather steadily.
> There's a lot to be done, so everybody who is able to help, please
> navigate to the documentation wiki [1] and start working.
> A few words before that, though: the sections with *bolded* titles are
> "signed off" or as you might say, ready to publish. No need to touch
> those. The sections that have been -striked- out will be either left out
> or are already grouped under other pages. No need to touch those either.
> The rest of the pages are still to be written, to be reviewed and such.
> If something isn't up-to-date, if something doesn't exist or if you
> think you can say something much shorter and better – feel free to go
> ahead and edit!
> Oh, and one more thing. We encourage you to register to the wiki so we
> can follow who did what a bit better. Not to say we are watching if you
> make mistakes.
> Also, at this stage, we'd like the ones in the Docbook editors group to
> step up now. Boldly, please. You can reply to this mail too, but please
> join #xubuntu-devel, say "hi, my name is [nomen] i've signed up as a
> docbook editor" (even those who haven't signed up can say that too, we
> won't tell anybody!) and try to hang out there as much as possible so we
> can get a hold of you, and talk. It's OK if you don't know anything
> about Docbook. Just come hang around and we'll see what we can do. But
> please take action as soon as possible – the documentation string freeze
> is around the corner soon too!
> Cheers,
> Pasi
> [1]
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