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From "Keith N. McKenna" <>
Subject Re: Stepping back from trying to drive this effort
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:16:26 GMT
Regina Henschel wrote:
> Hi Keith,
> Keith N. McKenna schrieb:
>> Alexandro Colorado wrote:
> [..]
>>> as a past contributor of ODFAuthors, I remember there was some energy
>>> put on the Structure and process and roadmap of the documentation team
>>> so we can prioritize the work and communicate the current status of
>>> the guides.
>> We really do not have a documentation team at this point. What we appear
>> to have is a group of individuals doing there own thing on there own
>> schedule.  I would venture a guess that there are between 50 - 100 people
>> subscribed to this list, but I can count on one hand the regular
>> posters. I sent out requests months ago for people to proofread pages
>> that I had made major revisions to and nobody replied and certainly
>> nobody looked at the pages.
> I belong to those, who do not like to be bound to the strict structures
> of ODFAuthors. But it is worth collecting ideas how to improve
> documentation, find ways to integrate different practices, and give an
> environment that pleases writers.
> Kind regards
> Regina
I do not like strict structures either Regina and I believe we have to
continue collecting ideas; however it is very difficult to collect ideas
when when no one is contributing any to the mailing list.

I apologize for the tenor of the recent posts. They simply reflect my
overall frustration with close to 2 years, possible more, of going round
in circles on what I still believe is as an important contribution to
the overall success of the project.


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