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Re: Should we solicit or nominate coordinators?
On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 14:28 +0800, Mario Behling wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 1:59 PM, C David Rigby <c.david.rigby@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 13:40 +0800, Mario Behling wrote:
> >> Concerning the wiki, the more comments we leave the more difficult it
> >> seems to follow - even though it is nice to have background infos and
> >> opinions. Not sure which way to go, but I think some things are easier
> >> discussed on a mailing list and as people join the IRC set up by
> >> Elfgoh at irc.freenode.net #lubuntu
> > The wiki model of documentation writing is both powerful and limited by
> > the same thing: its free-form nature and the fact that anyone with
> > access can contribute. Ultimately, like wikipedia, editors get involved
> > to structure it and guide its growth.
> > In our case, we have probably already reached the point where someone
> > should step in and start dividing it into separate pages based on the
> > different sections that have already been set up. We could the replace
> > the base page with an intro + table of contents into the content itself.
> > A brief "how to contribute to this wiki" page is also useful to give
> > contributors a basic idea of the layout so that they can more easily
> > insert their contributions into the larger structure.
> > If there is general interest in this sort of refactoring now, before the
> > wiki page itself gets really unwieldy, I would be happy to work on it.
> > What does everyone think?
> Yes, good idea. We can also have a look on XFCE in the wiki, how they do it.
OK, I'll start on it Thursday, tentatively, unless there are objections.
I'll use XFCE as the model.