Karsten 'quaid' Wade wrote:
Target was set to beginning of March minus 10 days made up of 5 days edit + 5 days XML conversion. The assumption here is that the content is accurate enough and that it won't need major changes.On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 11:03 +1300, Vladimir Kosovac wrote:1] DUG looks good (GNOME)... - ready for wordsmithing / format fixingDo you have a target for receiving these edits?
However, lot of missing/bad content went into both DUG and AG last week, so I think the target above was conservative. This should give us at least one more week for even major fixes, if required.
Let's put together a draft (strawman) schedule for these guides; John will put it up against the rest of our schedule.
As it looks, the schedule is now probably needed for editors only:1] Marc [DUG] and I [AG] are doing pretty much all of the writing ATM and have a pretty good handle of what's left
2] there is enough '''edit-ready''' content to start the editing effort now
Would this track macroed inludes, too? Most sections are actually in Docs/Drafts/AG.I can start on both of those this weekend; having a target schedule helps me prioritize and split the work with other editors. Anyone who wants to learn more about how we like to edit should watch those pages. In the wiki, go to Preferences, at the bottom in the Watched pages use a regular expression to cover the whole namespace: Docs/Drafts/AGBeta.* ...
The last two sections I've signed off (NTP server and IPtables in the AG) are, I think, better formatting wise than those done earlier. I'd be interested to find out whether this cuts the time spent on edit part and if so, how much.For formatting fixes, we'll look for ways to slam across them with the powers of Emacs/Vi and the wonders of regexp search and replace. :) I've seen a few that I've let go in the interest of not breaking the awesome flow that has been happening. Easy enough to re-habit for the next round. :)
*betterer than federer*, Vladimir
Once that is done, the conversion to XML will also have a bunch of edits to the wiki-produced XML. Watching those commits (on fedora-docs-commits) is another good learning experience. Committing editors are encouraged to be verbose in the comments since we have so many new and interested eyes around us. - Karsten
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