I have an idea for an interesting technological and social experiment around docs for the
We have a topic-based authoring tool that we're using to develop documentation inside
Red Hat at the moment, called Topika.
Last year I sponsored an intern project to integrate it with FAS, so it has a FAS
I can spin up an instance in OpenShift or EC2 with FAS auth, we can choose a book that
we'd like to see for Fedora, and one that matches the prevalent area of interest /
expertise of the attendees of the FUDCON.
Then I can design the topic map for the book.
Then at the FUDCON we work with the organisers to make it a feature of the FUDCON that we
will crowdsource the book in the three days of the FUDCON. Every attendee can log into the
Topika instance with their FAS account, and write one (1) topic, using the supplied
We'll rebuild the book every five minutes on a stage so that attendees can view the
If it works, then it could a viable way to get a book per FUDCON.
What do you think?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua J Wulf" <jwulf(a)redhat.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2012 10:48:27 AM
Subject: FUDCON Malaysia Docs Hackfest
Hey, anyone in docs going to FUDCON in Malaysia?
Anyone docs hackfest organised for it?
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