Volunteering to assist with documentation docbook conversion.
Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Wed May 21 16:17:49 PDT 2008
Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 10:49:36AM -0500, Michael Verret wrote:
>> I would like to assist in converting the X docs to Docbook as
>> mentioned here: http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/FreedesktopProjects
>> however I do not see a name of a contact. If there is anyone currently
>> working on this project I would like to help. If not I will gladly do
>> what it takes to get it started. I have experience as a Webmaster for
>> all of Zenwalk Linux's websites and I am the sole maintainer of their
>> X11 binary packages. Whomever is interested please feel free to reply
>> and I'll gladly do what I can.
> Just go for it. AFAIK, doc conversion is mostly done on a need+time basis, so
> you might be the only one working on it right now.
I did a couple man pages, and Eamon & Peter have done a couple larger docs.
For examples of what we did, see:
lib/libXcomposite/man/ (but note bug #12725)
Obviously it would be good to establish some conventions for consistency
(sgml or xml for instance).
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
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