[IAEP] 1PM TODAY: Doc Sprint LUNCH @ 2nd Street Cafe

Holt holt at laptop.org
Thu Apr 5 09:40:56 EDT 2012

Oops I forgot to invite all, just 1 block East of our War Room @ OLPC today!

     2nd Street Cafe
     89 2nd St
     Cambridge, MA

Place is wonderful, Menu is cheap if you get the great soup specials:


On 4/5/2012 8:58 AM, Holt wrote:
> Tony, we're so lucky to have you!  So many contributors coming online 
> for Apr 6-10, more than we expected by far, how great can that be!  
> Make sure all others participating in this Doc Marathon are also 
> subscribed to followup discussions on library at lists.laptop.org here:
>     http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/library
> Yesterday's planning chat transcript posted here -- please all read it 
> and share your feedback:
>     http://wiki.laptop.org/go/2012_Doc_Sprint_Planning_Chat
> In quick summary, recommendations we came up with, that others will 
> clarify:
>     1. Tool Chain - permitting almost anyone to write a relevant 
> "Chapter"
>         Rather than FLOSS Manuals, "chapters" will be hosted at 
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org and http://wiki.laptop.org using WISYWIG 
> plugins (SJ&BernieI will each try to install today)
>         Chapters MUST abide by Style Guide to be posted today, so 
> screenshots/grammar flow (Seth & Christoph)
>         SVG "screenshots" may permit faster internationalization 
> (WalterB researching)
>         TOC Draft to be posted to etherpad BEFORE we start 10AM EDT 
> Friday (SethW, CarylB, ChristophD)
>     2. Table of Contents - focusing on XO/Sugar's massive progress in 
> 4 years, with some bonus XS, Learning/Lesson Ideas - NOT a deployment 
> guide, but something succinct+snappy, dare we say approachable+fun?!
>         HW Section
>         Core Sugar/Gnome ( greatest need to date, given Sugar's 
> transformed since Aug 2008's http://laptop.org/manual )
>         Core Sugar Activities
>         Sugar Learning Activities
>     3. Artifacts - We Will Deliver in HTML:
>         http://laptop.org/manual ~= Help Activity ~= per-Activity 
> "chapters" hip Sugar Activities might later incorporate (YES)
>         WikiText/WikiMarkup "chapters" (YES, wherever we can, though 
> writers will be free to compose on Google Docs, etherpad, Floss 
> Manuals/Booki/Book Type, etc)
>         Print Book? (NO, while universally desired, and may arise 
> later for Jamaica etc, NOT this week's project!)
> Schedule will be consolidating+evolving fast here in Boston the coming 
> day as Seth Woodworth and all of us fine-tune -- thanks everyone for 
> bookmarking & editing & checking our wiki home base right here often!
>     http://j.mp/xomanual
> On 4/5/2012 2:54 AM, forster at ozonline.com.au wrote:
>> Hi
>> it was suggested in IRC that this list was the best place for 
>> asynchronous contribution to the sprint, so I have subscribed.
>> my understanding from IRC was that the best format for the master 
>> document (from which secondary documents such as web sites, in 
>> Activity help, print book etc could be derived) is minimally 
>> formatted html with svg illustrations (svg because you can 
>> automatically separate the text and translate it)
>> thanks all
>> I look forward to contributing
>> Tony
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