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From: Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o>
Subject: Re: Review of Documentation Policy
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 09:43:51 -0400
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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