[IAEP] Fixing activities documentation for the new UI
holt at laptop.org
Mon Jan 16 06:32:12 EST 2012
Caryl Bigenho, Christoph Derndorfer, I & others have been laying
groundwork since Oct/SF but as we all know this is Hell^h^h^h^hGod's
thankless work :)
Everyone who can pitch in taking screenshots of critical/latest
Activities is an absolute hero, particularly for these Activities
included in Release 11.3.0?
Update our manual-refresh's wiki here please if so, no matter how you
choose to help!
On 1/16/2012 6:10 AM, adam wrote:
> 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>
>>>> 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 outdated because of all the UI changes made recently.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"
>>>> 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
>>>> documentation updated, or at least having a single place to see for
>>>> activity how much updated its documentation is. Looking for ideas
>>>> for having
>>>> this done.
>>>> Would it make sense including documentation updating in the
>>>> 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?
>> The discussion with Pablo was on the same topic, so not just a
>> 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 Dhanapalan
>> Engineering Manager
>> One Laptop per Child Australia
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