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Re: Kicad future documentation - first draft
Yes it absolutely is constructive criticism, it points out weaknesses,
explains why they are weaknesses, and explains how to do it better. Sounds
EXACTLY like constructive criticism to me, Dick. Your name could not be more
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 11:39 PM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 09/26/2011 04:33 PM, Kerusey Karyu wrote:
> > Dnia 2011-09-26, pon o godzinie 17:14 +0200, fabrizio pisze:
> >> Dear All,
> >> I seem to understand that the use of the .odt (and pdf) format and
> >> LibreOffice as main editor is the choice preferred by most of the
> >> people.
> > LibreOffice or OpenOffice. No matter.
> >> In attachment you can find the document kicad_en.pdf modified and
> >> updated. The following modifications where made:
> >> - front cover was redesigned (any suggestions for improvement?)
> > This KiCad main icon is ugly. :( This form is good for documents, but
> > not for the whole application. Anyway, compare it yourself with the rest
> > of icons of the KiCad Suite members. Clearly does not fit. BTW: Why
> > CvPCB icon has a blue base?
> > The text is ok, but what the Cannonical says...
> >> - A quite cool template (taken from the official open office
> >> documentation) was used to restyle the whole doc.
> >> - New icons and screenshots (all included as local links)
> >> - some minor corrections
> > IMHO the new KiCad documentation should be a big-bang for the future
> > readers. In general.
> > Your layout is too "polite". Especially with these smoothing green
> > headers. The Arial font or his equivalent - it already was.
> > Lack of emphasis for important key words, no monotype in file paths or
> > names - the fundamental elements of IT manuals are missing.
> > Sorry. But I do not like it.
> this != constructive criticism.
> volunteers cannot be addressed in this way.
> > Kerusey Karyu
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