[FM Discuss] Book sprint aug 16-23 Summary

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 13:11:09 PDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:46 AM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> Administriva
> - 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
> feed back.



> 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,
> translating, pushing.
> 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.

I would still like to see whether we can produce a minimally edited
version of the Users Manual, or at least errata or Release Notes, in
time for the upcoming release, entirely separate from this sprint.

> - Initial Tasks -
> I'll post a follow up on the wiki to get us going.
> Thanks
> dfarning

Edward Cherlin
End Poverty at a Profit by teaching children business
"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."--Alan Kay

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