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Re: Editing phase


I agree with you.
Some chapters like Ubuntu Desktop that are affected most in every release
need a dedicated author indeed. Other sections/chapters that are almost
untouched like "reading mails" need an author/editor.

Now on our subject. Check the chapter and if you think you'll need someone
to help you i think we can find the proper amount of people (i'll help for
sure if you ask, so will do other authors too if it'll be asked).

Thank you for your time, keep me informed :)


2012/9/20 Jim Connett <jimandmarcy@xxxxxxxxx>

> Thank you, John, for your reply and your encouragement.  Yea...sometimes,
> for me, setting "short-term goals" help me to achieve ...well...just GOALS.
> For the last two releases, I've been the adjunct author for the Desktop
> chapter. If any "reauthoring" needs done for 12.10, I may not have time to
> do so. So I guess I'm simply sounding a warning bell in that I'll probably
> need help if sections of the Desktop chapter need reauthoring.  I should
> know by the end of this weekend where I'm at.
> I'll do my best this iteration.
> Going forward, I think it would be good to seek out a dedicated author for
> this section so that the author-editor responsibilities are properly
> divided.
> --Jim
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 3:37 PM, c7p <c7p.admin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hey Jim,
>> i'm glad that you set short-term goals :). Have in mind that the Desktop
>> chapter hasn't been updated at all from authors -they haven't work on it-.
>> So you'll have to double check for changes or even write some new content
>> *if you find the need*.
>> Thank you for your time !
>> --John
>> 2012/9/19 Jim Connett <jimandmarcy@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> My goal is to both start AND finish my edits this weekend.  Those are
>>> the plans anyway...we'll see how far I get...depends on how much has
>>> changed in the Desktop chapter between 12.04 and 12.10.
>>> I'll update the spreadsheet on Sunday evening Pacific Daylight Time with
>>> the results of my efforts.
>>> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 3:37 AM, Hannie Dumoleyn <
>>> lafeber-dumoleyn2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> To all editors,
>>>> We are now in the editing phase (17 Sep – 1 Oct) of the quantal version
>>>> of our manual:
>>>> * Editors copy-edit and proofread the content
>>>> * Second draft is released at the end of this phase
>>>> Please have a look at our spreadsheet "manualQuantal-authors-**editors"
>>>> to see if this is filled in correctly. If you have finished your chapter,
>>>> please mention this in the column "Update", or by email.
>>>> There are still some chapters/sections that do not have an editor:
>>>> 1. Installation
>>>> *Instant messaging
>>>> 6. Troubleshooting
>>>> Should anyone be willing to proofread one of these, let me know, or add
>>>> your name to the spreadsheet under "Editors 12.10".
>>>> If you have any questions on the editing part, do not hesitate to send
>>>> an email either to this list or to me.
>>>> Hannie
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