Docs toolchain

Asgeir Frimannsson asgeirf at
Fri Apr 4 05:49:27 UTC 2008

On Friday 04 April 2008 01:03:08 pm Paul W. Frields wrote:
> After the dust settles from the Fedora 9 release, around the week of
> 5th-9th May, we should try and set up a Docs toolchain group to assess
> what work needs to be done with our toolchain:
> 1. Fix lingering problems
> 2. Make enhancements for usability
> 3. Integrate publican
> 4. Other?
4. Make sure any changes integrate well with L10N Toolchain
5. Others?

> Can we set up a weekly meeting on IRC Freenode (#fedora-docs) on a
> weeknight (Sunday-Thursday) so that we can involve the Red Hat Docs
> people in Brisbane?  I've been doing a weekly phone call with that
> group, but this would be a good way to move that conversation into
> community space where it rightly belongs.  Relaying messages is really
> inefficient, and this gives the Docs team at Red Hat a good introduction
> to our toolchain, and lets them participate in integrating publican.
> This would be equivalent to the way the rest of Red Hat's engineers and
> developers work with the community and would lead to renewed bonds and
> teamwork.
> I'll obviously participate since I have pretty good knowledge of our
> tools, but that knowledge needs to leave my head and get into a lot of
> others.  Mainly that's because I'm no longer able to spend the time on
> this work that it deserves.
> Who's up for helping?  I promise if I can learn this stuff, you can too.
> It would be great to see some other contributors besides the people
> already carrying substantial load.  If you can run shell commands, you
> can understand our tool set.

I'll be there representing the L10N side of things, provided the meeting is at 
a reasonable time of day :)


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