Volunteering to assist with documentation docbook conversion.

Peter Hutterer peter at cs.unisa.edu.au
Wed May 21 16:26:21 PDT 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 04:17:49PM -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> 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)
> 	lib/libXtst/man/
> 	doc/xorg-docs/sgml/core/Xserver-spec.sgml
> 	doc/xorg-docs/specs/Xi/protocol.xml

lib/libXi/man has been converted too, but is still hanging on the mpx branch.

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