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Re: Caution: Newbie online.

On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 09:01:12PM -0500, Mark Komarinski wrote:
> > > 4) Of course, find out what docs are no longer being maintained
> > > and get new maintainers.
> > 
> > This is ongoing, happening all of the time, I'd thinkg.
> Who is coordinating this?

Hello :-)

> Well, we've been hashing around the idea for an FTP/CVS server for a

The FTP is ready and running (beta tests only, but it will open soon ;
we can't say "everything is ready, come and submit your docs" if it
hasn't been well tested first)

Please wait for the official announce

> while now.  Much of the resistance to it that I have seen (correct me

Sergius will soon post a message explaining how to use the CVS : it will
be hosted/maintained in Poland and cvs.linuxdoc.org will soon point to
this site.

> lots of authors (plus some patience ;).  I'm proposing we put the
> effort in now and get things ready.  If we have volunteers who want to
> are itching to do something, even if they're not good writers, we can
> always find something for them to do.

The QC is the easy way : looks for typos, unclear paragraphs...

> I'm sure if I volunteered to help KDE or GNOME, I'd be given a job
> real quick.

I'm very happy you offer us your help but you said you don't have
previous experience with linux documentation.

What would you like to do?
Maintain a HOWTO might be hard.

What about finding new authors or maintaining a 'TODO' list?
We've been talking about many things but we have no real TODO list.
You could be in charge of the list : you'd archive the ideas given on
the list and post the TODO each month

Guylhem Aznar, Linux Documentation Project: http://www.linuxdoc.org
PGP key: http://oeil.qc.ca/~guylhem ; Email: guylhem \@/ oeil.qc.ca
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