Fedora 7 DUG

John Babich jmbabich at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 11:21:33 UTC 2007

On 3/29/07, Karsten Wade <kwade at redhat.com> wrote:
> We need someone to step forward as a lead writer for the DUG.  Is that
> John?  You certainly did the bulk of that work in the last months before
> release.

Now that I'm back from vacation, I'll be glad to serve as lead
writer for the DUG.

> For Fedora 7, we can address some of the issues that we've known about,
> and which have come up in recent discussions:
> * Adding KDE
> * Continue focusing around tasks (what you can do, how to do it)
> * Push concept material (what is) to other documents
> For KDE, we'll need someone who knows KDE to write matching sections
> with the equivalent software.  Anyone here interested?  Or do we need to
> recruit someone?

I use GNOME, KDE and Xfce. I can contribute to KDE, but could
use some help. I'm not sure how much of Xfce we can cover this time,
but there are some avid users who would appreciate the coverage.

> Bart has wrote down the process he used for converting the Wiki to XML.
> While I'm tempted to keep it in XML and edit that directly, I wonder if
> we'll still get more and better content if we use the Wiki and convert
> in a few weeks.

I prefer editing the wiki, then converting it to XML as the final step.
We also need to make sure that the link in the new default page
is the correct one, so that we can avoid the complications with the
Fedora Core 6 DUG links.

John Babich
Volunteer, Fedora Docs Project

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