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From "Raphael Bircher" <rbircherapa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Documentation needs
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:25:16 GMT
Hi all

Am .02.2017, 15:20 Uhr, schrieb Patricia Shanahan <pats@acm.org>:

> On 2/14/2017 10:40 PM, Jörg Schmidt wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>>> From: Patricia Shanahan [mailto:pats@acm.org]
>>
>>> I'm sure our documentation needs work, and there is someone with
>>> writing, editing, and copyediting skills hoping to help. The
>>> doc@ list
>>> seems to be dead, except for one message posted this year.
>>>
>>> What would be the best way to get started on improving our website or
>>> documentation?
>>
>> I think the easiest way is to use the wiki and coordinate the work.  
>> Start here:
>> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation
>>
>> Previously, much was coordinated by odf-autors:
>> http://www.odfauthors.org/
>>
>> At the moment, I do not know how to create an account in the Wiki,  
>> _maybe someone else can help_?
>>
>> Editing the web pages is done with cms, you have to have an account,  
>> which you get when you are committer:
>>
>>
>> The German language documentation is _actively_ maintained by the team  
>> of the ProOO-Box, see:
>> http://prooo-box.org/live/seiten/dokumentation.html
>> (see also the site: https://www.openoffice.org/de/doc/index.html but  
>> the documents there are not up-to-date)
>
> Maybe one place to start on the English documentation would be to pick  
> up German changes, machine translate, and then polish the result, if the  
> licensing permits?
>
>> Perhaps one can say more precisely, documentation is not my particular  
>> workspace.
>
> I think the real problem is that currently documentation is not in  
> anybody's workspace. We have at least one volunteer who is interested,  
> but needs help getting started.

I asked on the Facebook Page for help. We will see, whats the reaction.
>
>
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