Documentation / Docbook experts/editors, where art thou?

James Freer at
Wed Aug 29 21:20:35 UTC 2012

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 1:41 PM, Ho Wan Chan <smartboyhw at> wrote:
> 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:)
> Regards,
> 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

I don't know why but i don't seem to able to get on it.


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