In the press. "The OpenMoko wiki - a tangled pile of mostlyoutdated and incomplete documentation."

BrendaWang brenda_wang at
Tue Jul 22 03:49:55 CEST 2008

William Lai ??:
> 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.
>>> Michael/Brenda,
>>> Is there any type of organizational plan at this point in terms of whom
>>> 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
>>> assume?
>> no.
> 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 
> referencing development and how to get started with the 
> platform. Similar to: 
> 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 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.
> Regards,
> Will

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