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Re: Saucy Salamander
Hi Craig and everyone,
When it gets closer to the time, Kevin, John, or Hannie will send out a
schedule of milestones. Typically the writing phase ends around Feature
Freeze, and the editing phase ends about a week or so before the release
date (which we're shooting to coincide with the actual release of the
version we're covering).
What you can do is look at the spreadsheet in some of the previous
emails, and see which areas are typically not covered. When the call
comes for Authors (which is around the time the Alpha is released or
right before the beta is released for sure), pick the section(s) that
you're interested in. If you've got an idea for the sections already,
you can start looking at them (and maybe writing them) as soon as the
Alpha is released--but you should know that things can/will change all
the way up to, and beyond, feature freeze.
Hope this gives you some ideas, and as always I'd say wait for Kevin,
John, or Hannie to reply for sure. They're the ones in charge, so their
guidance is what you'll want to follow.
Have a great day.:)
On Sun, 2013-04-28 at 20:09 -0400, Craig Hrabal wrote:
> Hi, my name is Craig, and I have been obsessed with Ubuntu and GNU/Linux
> for about a year and a half. In that time, I've spent most of my free
> hours testing development releases of Ubuntu. Though running test-cases
> and fixing an occasional bug or two can be rather stimulating, I want to
> commit myself this cycle to having a very active role in the Ubuntu
> Manual. Though the Ubuntu Manual is always amazing, I think that it
> also suffers from lack of contributors at times. I'd like to assist in
> authoring and editing for this current cycle.
> When will work begin on the manual for the current cycle, and what areas
> of documentation need the most work? I am willing to assist in any way
> possible. I have read the documentation at www.ubuntu-manual.org; I am
> familiar with bzr and launchpad, so I'm interested in when work should
> start for the saucy manual.
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