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From: Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Review of Documentation Policy
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 13:44:36
Message-Id: CAEdQ38FP-wqPotB3qgB0fdYBEcA9pAEpboVa=ZOOxp0Y1rvXaA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] Review of Documentation Policy by Sven Vermeulen
On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 4:52 AM, Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 08:16:59PM -0400, Matt Turner wrote: >> The information on this page is very irrelevant and confusing to me, >> as a developer. >> >> I don't know how many non-developer documenters we have. I don't know >> what needs to happen to that text itself, but a section about how >> current developers join the documentation team is important. Looking >> at the page, a person must complete the staff and doc quizzes. For a >> developer, it seems that the requirements should simply be 1) to have >> become a developer and 2) completed the doc quiz. > > Documentation developers are also developers, but they do not need to be an > ebuild-developer. If I look at the GDP current staffing, there are 8 > developers that are also ebuild developers (or infrastructure or another > function within Gentoo) and 11 developers on the documentation (and > translations) only. > > Requiring documentation developers to also take the ebuild and end quiz > would be overshooting, as that is not something they require. > > Wkr, >        Sven Vermeulen
Right, I'm saying for people who are already developers, they should really only have to complete the doc quiz. Matt

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Re: [gentoo-doc] Review of Documentation Policy Joshua Saddler <nightmorph@g.o>