4.6 documentation efforts

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Sun Apr 6 21:29:56 CEST 2008

On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 9:16 PM, Jean-François Wauthy <pollux at xfce.org> wrote:
> Le dimanche 06 avril 2008 à 12:54 -0500, Jim Campbell a écrit :
>  > Hi All,
>  >
>  Hi
>  > As a person who'd like to contribute to documentation, I find the many
>  > documentation repositories a big barrier to entry.
>  >
> > Again, I understand that developers have been resistant to changing
>  > their approach to documentation.  I have a day job, and I don't want
>  > to have to worry about too much stuff, either.  I am willing to
>  > contribute to something like this, though.  Please let me know your
>  > thoughts.  Thanks,
>  The current layout is motivated by the modular nature of Xfce and
>  therefore the package of one component has to contain its own
>  documentation. The simplest way to do that is to have a documentation
>  directory in each module of Xfce.
>  If you have a better idea that keeps the modular aspect of things in
>  mind. I'm sure we are all ready to read and discuss it.

I think that we could start by adding a modules/trunk-docs folder in
svn, just like we have trunk-po for translators. This should lower the
entry-barrier a little.

Stephan Arts

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