Wiki-update: How to contribute page
eric.koegel at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 18:12:50 CET 2014
Looks good Nick, I'll try to add more when I get time. Hopefully this
On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 5:14 PM, Nick Schermer <nick at xfce.org> wrote:
> I saw you guys did some work, so I expanded the pages as well. Moved
> stuff around a bit.
> On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 7:25 PM, Nick Schermer <nick at xfce.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Simon Steinbeiß <simon at xfce.org> wrote:
> >> On Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:57:17 +0100
> >> Nick Schermer <nick at xfce.org> wrote:
> >>> I think its better to have a general contribute page for www.xfce.org
> >>> [ie improve http://www.xfce.org/getinvolved] that points to pages in
> >>> docs.xfce.org for more details (since those are more often expanded
> >>> and improved).
> >>> Point is that the www website is still the central "entry" point for
> >>> people and when visiting the docs or wiki you are looking for more
> >>> detailed information. The website is also translated..
> >> Agreed.
> >>> That said I think there is too much information in 1 page when it
> >>> comes to code contributions.
> >>> contribute/ (point to http://www.xfce.org/getinvolved for general
> >>> info, sitemap for the detailed pages below like the start pages we
> >>> have for manuals).
> >>> contribute/documentation
> >>> contribute/translations (moved from www.xfce.org, updated)
> >>> contribute/bugs (or contribute/dev/bugs?)
> >>> contribute/dev/start (index page)
> >>> contribute/dev/backtraces
> >>> contribute/dev/git/start (basic tasks, request account, etc, from
> >>> http://wiki.xfce.org/dev/howto/git)
> >>> contribute/dev/git/userrepos
> >>> contribute/dev/git/some_more_detailed_stuff
> >>> contribute/dev/releases (info from
> >>> http://wiki.xfce.org/releng/individual-releases)
> >>> If we point more details in there (and we should) more individual
> >>> pages are required else a newbie cannot follow.
> >> Ok, how would you like to proceed? I'm fine with improving the
> getinvolved page too, it looks a bit naked at the moment (e.g. no links in
> the development section).
> >> If you want we can split up the proposed "how to contribute" page from
> the staging site accordingly and move it to contribute/
> >> After that, ppl could step up and improve it bit by bit or would you
> like to get this ready first in the staging site and then move it over at
> > I think we can work at docs.xfce.org directly. Not an awful lot of
> > work and in the first place its only a move if the text on the wiki,
> > website and you guys wrote. The getinvolved page can be prepared in
> > the wiki too, once complete I can move it to the website.
> > Nick
> Xfce4-dev mailing list
> Xfce4-dev at xfce.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Xfce4-dev