[FM Discuss] [IAEP] Sugar users manual

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 07:11:20 PDT 2008

I can participate if it is in the second-half of August... I have lots
more material from when I made the "getting started" guide sitting on
the "cutting room floor".


On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 11:40 PM, Seth Woodworth <seth at isforinsects.com> wrote:
> David, et al.
> A great person for managing the logistics of sprints would be Joshua from
> the FSF (CC'd here).  He's ran similar events for the FSF and his own sites
> including textbookrevolution.org, etc.  If you're comfortable holding the
> event at OLPC's office, I bet that this could be arranged over a weekend, or
> if not, Josh would be a good person to help find space.
> I have been talking with Kim and Michael at OLPC this past week about a
> first-boot getting-started guide.  It sounds like at the very least some
> content will be included in the 8.1.2 release.  The 8.2.0 release of Sugar,
> which *should* be packaged for the upcoming G1G1 mark 2, will have a first
> boot activity that will display the best getting started guide that exists
> at that time.  The 8.2.0 content will of course have to be updated for the
> new UI changes, etc.
> I would be happy to help organize things at 1cc and try to wrangle funds for
> food if people would like to hold the event there.
> Seth
>> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 10:17 PM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org>
>> wrote:
>>> A introduction.
>>> Over the past few week Adam Hyde, Anne Gentle, and I have been
>>> discussing how FLOSS manuals and Sugar Labs can collaborate on creating
>>> the Sugar users manual.
>>> I think we agree that it would be mutually beneficial to work together.
>>> Anne and Adam have proposed conducting a Sugar book-sprint in August.  A
>>> book sprint is very similar to a developer sprint.  Floss manuals has
>>> conducted several productive sprints over the past few months.
>>> I would be very interested in bringing together the writers from FLOSS
>>> Manuals, OLPC and Sugar Labs to conduct a joint sprint.  Adam proposed
>>> getting together 5-6 core writers.
>>> The two biggest question are:
>>> Who is interested in participating? and
>>> What are the logistics of conducting a sprint?
>>> Adam, do you have a rough estimate on the cost of conducting a sprint?
>>> Walter, Adam do you have ideas where we could get funding for holding a
>>> sprint?
>>> thanks
>>> dfarning
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