new documentation mailing list (was: Re: In the press. "The OpenMoko wiki - a tangled pile of mostlyoutdated and incomplete documentation.")
michael at openmoko.org
Mon Jul 21 21:22:43 CEST 2008
I defer to Will.
William Lai wrote:
> On Jul 22, 2008, at 2:13 AM, Michael Shiloh wrote:
>> Josh Monson wrote:
>>> Has the list been created? The wiki-editors mailing list?
>> yes. it's called documentation.
>>> Is there any type of organizational plan at this point in terms of
>>> will be doing what,
>> no, although i look to the original 4-5 volunteers to lead the effort.
> and Brenda.
> In fact she has been actively 'leading' since day 1, before any of
> these discussions started.
>> if you want to be involved, the procedure should be this:
>> 1. join the "documentation" mailing list
>> 2. respectfully listen for a bit, to see how the list flows
>> 3. make your offer of assistance, and let the "lead" volunteers
>> guide you.
>> 4. if you have comments or suggestions, it would be polite to wait a
>> little longer to see how the active participants communicate amongst
>> themselves, how they identify and organize the work, and what they are
>> actually doing. they are probably already aware of whatever comment or
>> idea you have, and it would be impolite to push them.
>> and will Brenda be coordinating the efforts I
> Brenda is our official editor. She may not be coordinating, but she
> will be around, giving guidance even if needed. We have an internal
> effort to get content out of the wiki into a static page on
> openmoko.com referencing development and how to get started with the
> platform. Similar to: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Openmoko_developer_guide
> . Brenda will lead this effort. If there are any ideas on what
> should or should not be in this material please pass it on to her. We
> see openmoko.com as an important place for newcomers to get a glimpse
> of what we are about, not just what we sell. Adding community efforts
> from the wiki just seemed like the next logical upgrade.
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