[FM Discuss] Book sprint aug 16-23 Summary
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Wed Jul 9 11:46:52 PDT 2008
- Mailing list - Let's move this book sprint discussion to
discuss at lists.flossmanuals.net . It is a very low volume list. Once we
get some details worked out we can bring the discussion back to iaep for
- Wiki Page - http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/DocumentationTeam/BookSprint
- Phone conversation - Seth could you provide details on the wiki about
how and where to connect?
- Organization -
Let's make sure that FM is running the show;) They have a proven track
record of: Picking a topic, Setting a time, and Producing a deliverable
with regard to documentation.
- Writers workshop -
FM's sprints are a bit different than typical developer sprints. They
are not _just_ a burst of energy directed towards meeting a goal.
Sprints are a workshop where writers come together to learn how to write
good user documentation. Sprints are a social experience where writers
come together to form a community who share common goals and
Location - OLPC has offered working space. Seth, could you and Joshua
Gay work on the rest of the Logistics of housing and feeding the
Time - As much as I would like to have a deliverable ready for the Aug
release, Let's take a step back and shoot for hitting the next spring
release. We have a lot of work to do. Outlining, writing, proofing,
Document scope -
Users Manual - Here again I have to deffer to Adam and Anne. I under
stand a reasonable scoop to be: A generic 'Getting started Guide' Which
can be easily adopted by downstreams. Preparatory work on a generic
'User Manual' which can be completed over the next few months.
- Initial Tasks -
I'll post a follow up on the wiki to get us going.
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