Self-Introduction: Timothy Murphy
jmbabich at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 13:46:37 UTC 2007
On Dec 20, 2007 3:13 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> wrote:
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> I don't usually agree with Karl Larsen (that is an under-statement)
> but I agree with him that the Fedora Documentation Project
> seems to be run in an excessively formalistic way,
> with pointless hurdles erected in the way of those who want to help.
> The idea of making life simple does not seem to rank high
> in the order of priorities.
As a member of the Fedora Docs Project for past 18 months, I
definitely agree. However, there's a great opportunity to solve this
at the upcoming FUDCon.
Things get done at FUDCons.
> If the Project was a roaring success this might be understandable.
> But as far as I can see the result of this formality
> has been that the output of the project has been meagre, to put it mildly.
> In fact there seems to be far more discussion _about_ the Project
> than actual documentation produced by it.
In my opinion, two big blocking issues are
1. complications due to licensing
2. too complex a procedure to join the Docs Project
I'm still optimistic that these are growing pains and can be
successfully dealt with.
Please hang in there.
Volunteer, Fedora Docs Project
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