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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: closing cocoon-docs? (was: Cocoon Project Report)
Date Tue, 18 Feb 2003 04:37:52 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> > Sylvain Wallez a écrit :
> > 
> >> ...
> >> So what about closing cocoon-docs ? This would avoid believing some 
> >> mysterious entities are writing the docs for us...
> > 
> > I'd give a reluctant +1 to this proposal.
> 
> I'd give a sure -1 to this proposal ;-)
> 
> > Reluctant because I thought a separate docs list would allow more people 
> > to help with the docs without having to care about core development 
> > issues - but this has not happened, or not much.
> 
> It has. It allows people to help with the docs without having to care 
> about core development issues. It has ups and downs, but IMHO the 
> traffic is not bad at all.
> 
> > Actually the wiki has taken this role by allowing non-developers to make 
> > great contributions to the overall docs effort, so I agree that going 
> > back to [doc] subject lines on cocoon-dev makes sense at this point for 
> > docs-related stuff.
> 
> And cocoon-docs is really the list where it's easy to overview such 
> contributions. cocoon-dev alrealy has a too high mail count, and all the 
> wiki diffs here would make the noise too high.
> 
> Instead of closing cocoon-docs, I would suggest that the committers 
> should go on cocoon-docs too.

I agree with Nicola Ken. Rather than closing the facilities,
we need to utilise them properly. Actually, back when we were
talking about starting the cocoon-docs list, it was already
suggested that it would only work if all committers were on
that list and if doc-related discussion happened there rather
than just Cc from elsewhere.

My main point is that we just need to refrain from using the
term "documentation team". This gives an erroneous impression.
--David




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