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Re: Focus on two guides for FC6 and a schedule

On Mon, 2006-08-14 at 23:32 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-08-14 at 15:53 -0700, Karsten Wade wrote:
> > We need to do this with the resources we have now, while doing our magic
> > for the release notes.
> Which, incidentally, have gotten MUCH easier to handle with Mikko's
> script, although still not as automagical as the lazy among us would
> prefer. ;-)

It'll be even easier when he's done. :)

> I'd like to point out that it is VERY important that people read and
> agree with the information in the DUG's Introduction, particularly
> Assumptions.  If you don't see a skill listed there, avoid writing as if
> the reader had it.  Those skills should be kept to a minimum because the
> only people who will be interested in this guide are beginners to the
> world of Linux.  If they are comfortable with computers, the DUG is
> *NOT* going to do them a world of good.  It's more for Grandma, as I see
> it.  Be gentle and inclusive!

This is the exact reason for focusing on this guide.  There are plenty
of ways to support the experienced user with existing content.  We are
trying to fill a different need here, that of the beginning user.

> Yup.  I personally want to spend more time on the IG ...

OK, then I'm going to switch XML specialist with you.  I'll do that task
for the DUG, and you can continue with the IG.

- Karsten
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