Josh Saddler wrote:
> Hello, it's that time of year again. The first release of the year is
> comin' up fast. If you examine recent CVS history, I just added the
> 2007.0 directory to draft/, and will shortly begin adding stuff to it.
> It's my intention to once again do a major version number change, in
> keeping with the 2006.0 --> 2006.1 change for all docs, so though our
> stuff is at 7.x, it will be 8.x, and in the case of the gtkfe and
> gli-dialog handbooks, 2.x to 3.x.
> Now, I think I've gotten the last changes to the current/2006.1
> handbooks settled with the fix to bug 147358, so I anticipate having a
> relatively clean slate to work on in draft/. Any fixes to the current
> docs will of course be added to the draft/ docs.
> Anyway, that's my plan -- I've a few lists of TODOs for stuff,
> especially for the networkless docs, that will be fairly intensive. Now,
> from the translators point of view, what do you and don't you want to
> see me do to the docs in draft/? Yes, I've done two releases before
> this, but .... it's been awhile, so I don't entirely remember. For
> sanity's sake I'd like to make sure that my instincts are right. I won't
> be revbumping the stuff in draft/, but I assume it's okay to make as
> many changes as needed to the stuff in there....or will that mess with
> the translators heads? Will you guys be able to pick up on all the changes?
> Lemme know what you need me to do for you -- I'll be heading up the
> handbook efforts again. It's my job to make the work easier for you guys. :)
> Oh, and in good news (good despite the shift into "panic mode"), this
> release will see the fix of the media, so that things like the LiveUSB
> Howto (liveusb.xml) will work once again.
> I intend to partner closely with releng on this one; already I've gotten
> some good help with them for the installer docs updates, so thanks for
> all that.
> Ladies & Gentlemen: Start your engines!
I'll get together my PPC docs changes and get them in CVS asap. Do
we have a timeframe yet?
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