4.6 documentation efforts
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,
> > 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.
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