[IAEP] Fixing activities documentation for the new UI

adam adam at flossmanuals.net
Mon Jan 16 06:10:04 EST 2012


I would like to propose a doc summit for sugar/olpc. Fm can facilitate a 
series of sprints to get everything up to date. However we would need to 
work together to raise the funds to make it happen. I am happy to put 
work into this from our side (FM)  - who can take the lead from Sugars side?


On 01/15/2012 03:13 PM, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote:
> On 14 January 2012 07:02, Walter Bender<walter.bender at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Pablo Flores<pflores2 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Yesterday we discussed with Sridhar Dhanapalan and other OLPC-Australia team
>>> people the impact of updating the Sugar version on their deployment. One of
>>> the unforeseen impacts comes to the documentation they have made for
>>> training their teachers, as it has plenty of screenshots and videos that got
>>> outdated because of all the UI changes made recently.  This will bring an
>>> important amount of work for updating...
>>> One of the things that could be very helpful for them would be having the
>>> floss manuals updated. I took a look at the manuals of "classic" activities
>>> and they weren't updated. It would be great if some of the contributors who
>>> worked on those manuals could lend a hand for having them updated.
>>> Looking further, I think there should be some way for keeping the activities
>>> documentation updated, or at least having a single place to see for each
>>> activity how much updated its documentation is. Looking for ideas for having
>>> this done.
>>> Would it make sense including documentation updating in the upstreaming
>>> process somehow?
>> Perhaps a coincidence? I was corresponding with Adam this morning
>> about the possibility of organizing a sprint to update the Sugar
>> manuals. I was going to put out a call for a champion on the Sugar
>> side to help organize it. Any takers?
>> -walter
> The discussion with Pablo was on the same topic, so not just a coincidence.
> Our OS (based on Dextrose 3) is mostly Sugar 0.94 as included in OLPC
> OS 11.3.1. We've made some changes, but nothing too drastic. Updated
> documentation on Sugar 0.94 and its activities would take us most of
> the way there.
> Sridhar
> Sridhar Dhanapalan
> Engineering Manager
> One Laptop per Child Australia


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