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Re: More Contributors added.

Cheers Gavin and thanks for the warm welcome.

I'll be covering the internationalisation technologies included with Fedora as 
a primary focus as I get up to speed with things. My beat will be on complex 
text language support.


On Thu, 23 Jun 2005 09:35 pm, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 10:49 +0100, Gavin Henry wrote:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocsProject/Contributors
> Michael and Bob,
> Welcome to the project! Please check out some of our informational
> sources if you haven't already:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocsProject - Notice the information on
> process.  We are a younger project, but because documentation quickly
> becomes canonical on a subject, it's especially important that work here
> gets vetted before release in a way that is not good for actual code,
> where the rule is "release early, release often."
> http://fedora.redhat.com/participate/documentation-guide/ - The
> Documentation Guide is the next FDP Major Work(tm) we will be tackling,
> this time for a rewrite to make it more useful to non-coders and
> newbies.
> I am always up front about the fact that, although I known a little C/C
> ++ and a smattering of other stuff, I don't code for a living.  I don't
> want to read documents that are written for coders.  Like Bob, I believe
> that if a document is to be useful, it needs to have a definite target
> audience.  If that audience includes novices, the doc needs to be
> written as such.
> Right now we have a deficit of writers, so I hope both of you will
> please consider bringing in some ideas for tutorials you want to write.
> If you don't have any ideas handy, I will keep you both "in the loop"
> for writing small chapters of the Documentation Guide (at first), to cut
> your teeth on the process and tools.  Ask frequent questions, since
> we're all here to help each other.


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