[FM Discuss] CLI
echerlin at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 00:56:07 PDT 2009
On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 10:33 PM, TJB <tjb.olpc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ed, Andy and Adam, I will start editing the manual for format and
> consistency. With about 40 chapters, it may take up to a week, I
> reckon. I'll start Sunday.
> Tom Boyle
> On 4/18/2009 6:00 AM, Andy Oram wrote:
>> Now that we're in less of a rush, I agree somebody should copy-edit the book. I'm probably too close to the material now. Maybe on Sunday I can proof the Glossary, though; thanks so much for taking responsibility for it, Ed. I'm not sure I'll have time for the Glossary because I'm leaving on Monday for a week-long trip.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com>
>> To: FM Discuss <discuss at lists.flossmanuals.net>
>> Sent: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 04:14:56 -0400 (EDT)
>> Subject: [FM Discuss] CLI
>> I finished adding items to the CLI glossary. I deliberately did not
>> include terms specific to a particular editor or scripting language,
>> and well defined in that chapter. Please review my work.
>> I fixed some typos and other glitches, and noticed that the whole book
>> could use a good copy-editing. It is definitely not as clean as the
>> work we did on Circumvention. There are some inconsistent points of
>> style. I don't think I know what they all should be, so I am asking
>> for someone who knows the style to review them. Watch out for spaces
>> at the very beginning of paragraphs. They are an artifact of the
>> When we come back to this book, I can see several places where we can
>> improve the presentation, and a number of other commands for possible
>> I would do more, but I have two other pressing projects on the OLPC XS
>> school server and on teaching math in Turtle Art through discovery
>> rather than lessons. I sent my iconized no-text TA tiles to Walter
>> Bender, and hope to make them publicly available soon.
>> The chat on the Web site is out. We didn't get anywhere near enough
>> chat during the CLI sprint and its followup, compared with talking
>> face-to-face in an onsite sprint. We didn't have the oversight I
>> thought we needed on getting chapters done and reviewed. When I left
>> off tonight, some of the file status selections seemed to be
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