Documentation / Docbook experts/editors, where art thou?

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at
Thu Aug 30 10:00:01 UTC 2012

On 08/30/2012 12:20 AM, James Freer wrote:
> 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.
> james

Looks like the server is down right now if that's what you mean. We'll
fix it ASAP.


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