FreeBSD 6.2-RC2 Available
linimon at lonesome.com
Thu Dec 28 05:23:12 PST 2006
On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 04:54:38AM -0800, Eric P. Scott wrote:
> You need to try to put yourself in an end user's frame of reference. It's
> easy to understand why even fairly experienced folks can find FreeBSD
> documentation baffling.
The FreeBSD Documentation Project is always in search of new volunteers.
There are parts of the documentation that are, to put it charitably, a
little bit dusty. (Clearly the preferential listings for floppies speaks
See http://www.freebsd.org/docproj/ for the best introduction on what the
doc project is, and how to contribute. We have mailing lists (one for
-doc, and one for -www; the latter is about things that appear only on
the website). We also have an IRC channel.
Basically, we have much more work than available volunteers right now.
I think you have some good ideas; the best thing, of course, would be if
you could develop patches (the subset of SGML that we use is really not
a very difficult markup language to learn), but if not, perhaps you can
participate on the freebsd-doc@ mailing list and see if you can attract
any interest in specific proposals.
Further discussion on this topic should probably go to -doc rathern than
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