Articles needed for a special edition of a magazine about Ubuntu Flavors

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Thu Apr 4 13:13:01 UTC 2013


On 26/03/13 18:49, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> On 26/03/13 18:18, Elizabeth Krumbach wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> Just got notes back from the magazine editor, we can begin writing! I
>> liked Jackson's idea for collaboratively editing them all. Each of us
>> will still write our own, just have it available as a collaborative
>> document either with Google Docs or pad.ubuntu.com just in case we get
>> busy/pulled way or whatever we'll at least have a start (if you aren't
>> a member of the team that can edit things on pad.ubuntu.com you can
>> request to be added, I'm an admin of the etherpad launchpad team).
>>
>> Each article should be 2 to 8 printed pages, each page should expect
>> to have have 2500 characters and 2 screen shots/images.
>>
>> For reference, he also wrote:
>>
>> "Please remember to keep community and technical subjects wisely 
>> balanced.
>> First, we'd like to convince people to Xubuntu. When they find this OS
>> exciting - we can show them a community path.
>> Anyway, I consider an article "Experiences, challenges and the reasons
>> I settled on Xubuntu" as a technical one :)"
>>
>> As a reminder, here's the list of articles:
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Marketing/Magazine2013
>>
>> If you see one that's "Unassigned" please volunteer to write it! And
>> it looks like we could use a couple more "get excited about Xubuntu"
>> articles:)
>
> I just updated https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Marketing/Magazine2013 
> and added links to pads for each article.
>
> I'd like to give "assigned authors" some time to create the backbone 
> for their article before others start contributing or editing them too 
> much. If you're going to do big changes, please be in touch with the 
> assigned authors and ask what their original idea was.
>
> Generally, use common sense and if in doubt, step down and ask for 
> consent and/or assistance.
>
> If you need any guidance with the articles generaly, you can be in 
> touch with me or Elizabeth and we'll sort things out.
>
> Cheers,
> Pasi
>

Just a reminder that the articles should be sent to Elizabeth tomorrow 
for review. If you can't make it, be in touch with her.

Cheers,
Pasi

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