[FM Discuss] [IAEP] Sugar users manual

Greg Dekoenigsberg gdk at redhat.com
Tue Jul 8 09:54:31 PDT 2008

On Tue, 8 Jul 2008, Walter Bender wrote:

> 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".

I think it's worth considering making this and pitching it to O'Reilly. 
In the same format as Karl Fogel's "Producing Open Source Software" and 
other works: available for sale, but freely licensed.

The creation of a physical artifact that can be purchased in stores is "a 
big deal" and would go a long way towards establishing credibility and 
permanence.  "Holy crap, Sugar must be for real -- they're selling the 
book in Barnes and Noble!  With a Live CD!"

"Make no small plans."  Daniel Burnham.  :)


More information about the Discuss mailing list