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Re: Fedora Docs FAQ - update 26 Nov 2003



Kiss my ass !!!

a new SuSE user.



--- tfox redhat com wrote:
> This is a pretty short document, so I can just add
> it as a page on
> http://fedora.redhat.com/projects/docs/ without
> having to convert to
> HTML from DocBook XML if that is OK with you
> Karsten.
> 
> Let me know.
> 
> Tammy
> 
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 12:41:15PM -0800, Karsten
> Wade wrote:
> > Please accept this humble FAQ.  Please direct
> comments to the list,
> > harsh criticism to me where I shall file it in its
> proper location.  If
> > we like this (which means no one says they don't
> like it?), then I'll
> > propose either XML inclusion in the Doc Guide, or
> posting on the
> > http://fedora.redhat.com/projects/docs/ page.
> > 
> > FAQ originally proposed in
> >
>
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2003-November/msg00029.html,
> now brought to you in living email color:
> > 
> > ## begin FAQ
> > 
> > Does Fedora Project need writers/editors?
> > 
> >   Yes!  Writers are needed right now more then
> editors, until we have
> >   something to edit.
> > 
> > 
> > What documents does FP need?
> > 
> >   FP documents are going to be of the
> tutorial/HOWTO variety.  This is
> >   the most useful information we can gather at
> this time, and it works
> >   well with the distributed project.  Currently,
> the only full-length
> >   guide is the Installation Guide.
> > 
> > How is the docs project organized?
> > 
> >   Rather loosely right now.  Tammy Fox
> (tfox redhat com) is the
> >   project leader.  It has been proposed that
> translators can work in
> >   teams by languages.
> > 
> >   We may want to organize so that every writer has
> two-editors, and
> >   contributors can work in either or both roles. 
> This makes for a
> >   more cumbersome process, but the quality control
> is higher.
> > 
> > 
> > What is the process/procedure for translating
> documents?
> > 
> >   Details are currently outlined in this email:
> > 
> >  
> >
>
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2003-November/msg00040.html
> > 
> > 
> > What are PO files?
> > 
> >   PO files are textual, editable files used in
> translation.
> >  
>
http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_mono/gettext.html#SEC7
> > 
> > 
> > What are some of the tutorial/HOWTOs currently
> proposed?
> > 
> >   From the mailing list:
> > 
> >   * Installing an SSH server with public/private
> key authentication
> >   * Configuring and using digital cameras
> >   * Anaconda documentation (in process)
> >   * Security considerings in installation
> >   * Security other (by topic, i.e. filesystems,
> host, etc.)
> >   * Configuring PDA
> > 
> > Can I translate the legal notice?
> > 
> >   The legal notice page can be translated, but a
> statement that the
> >   translation is provided for convenience only and
> that the English
> >   language version takes precedence must be on the
> top of the page.
> >   
> > 
> > What are the tools for writing documents?
> > 
> >   http://fedora.redhat.com/projects/docs details
> how to get the
> >   Documentation Guide source and tools.  The
> toolchain is explained on
> >   that page, with the exception of PO files (see
> What are PO files?).
> > 
> >   Currently, there is a problem with PDF
> production (refer to
> >  
>
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=104983).
>  If
> >   you have TeX experience and can help us resolve
> that one, please
> >   dive in!
> > 
> > 
> > I have a tutorial in HTML, how do I convert it to
> DocBook?
> > 
> >   Grab html2db from
> http://www.cise.ufl.edu/~ppadala/tidy/ .
> > 
> > 
> > What are some resources for learning DocBook?
> > 
> >   The definitive DocBook reference written and
> maintained by Norm
> >   Walsh is available at
> http://docbook.org/tdg/en/html/docbook.html .
> > 
> >   A combination tutorial and reference book is
> available at
> >   http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/index.html .
> > 
> >   Dave Pawson maintains a DocBook FAQ at
> >   http://www.dpawson.co.uk/docbook/ .
> > 
> > 
> > Can I have CVS write access?
> > 
> >   Eventually, we intend for full contributors to
> have write access to
> >   CVS, as well as access to other build
> environments.  This is being
> >   worked out across the entire Fedora Project, and
> is due to be
> >   completed by the end of calendar year 2003.  In
> the meantime, you
> >   can contact the docs project leader Tammy Fox
> (tfox redhat com) with
> >   your changes.
> > 
> >   If you wish to setup your own CVS repository, or
> join one that
> >   others are using while waiting for the main
> Fedora Project CVS to be
> >   set up, please see the mail thread starting at:
> > 
> >  
> >
>
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2003-November/msg00140.html
> > 
> > 
> > What else is can I do to help?
> > 
> >   Have ideas for admonition graphics?
> > 
> > ## 30 ##
> > 
> > -- 
> > Karsten Wade   :      Tech Writer, RHCE     :  o:
> +1.831.466.9664
> > kwade redhat com : http://rhea.redhat.com/ :   c:
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