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On 04/04/2010 04:48 AM, Joshua Saddler wrote:
> On Sat, 03 Apr 2010 11:16:32 +0200 Tobias Scherbaum
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> - Our formerly outstanding documentation still is somewhat
>> maintained, but that's it. I haven't seen any new additions (both
>> to our docs, but also to our docs-team) for years. People are
>> constantly asking for a documentation wiki, but ...
> Thanks for sh**ting on my efforts. There are lots of visible changes,
> and I make a point of getting the word out when a new guide turns up
> in /doc/. I blog about the new docs I add, and I spend awhile working
> with contributors to make sure we get good stuff out there and that
> it's constantly updated -- the Openbox guide Nate Zachary wrote comes
> to mind. I'm also always working with developers who are writing docs
> in their spare time, coaching 'em through the process, assisting with
> GuideXML, taking patches, *and* creating patches and updates for devs
> who are posting documents in /proj/ and in their personal devspace.
> But I guess that doesn't mean anything to you.
But isn't there a problem when it's my not our effort? Ideally we would
have a couple people like you on board. If we stayed quiet about our
perceptions then there was never the opportunity to correct them. I
think the thread was done done constructively not destructively.