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Re: Fedora Docs FAQ - update 26 Nov 2003



On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 18:19, Muzica wrote:
> Kiss my ass !!!
> 
> a new SuSE user.

Abusive language isn't acceptable.  As list admin, I've unsubscribed
this user.

Cheers,
   Brent

> 
> 
> 
> --- 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 ##
> > > 
> > > -- 
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