[Sugar-devel] Fwd: [GSoC Mentors] Announcing Season of Docs 2019

Alex Perez aperez at alexperez.com
Mon Mar 11 19:01:07 EDT 2019

I saw this as well, and thought the same thing. We should definitely try 
to develop some better user-facing documentation, for those _new_ to Sugar.

Walter Bender wrote on 3/11/19 3:43 PM:
> Could be quite useful.
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> Date: Mon, Mar 11, 2019 at 6:32 PM
> Subject: [GSoC Mentors] Announcing Season of Docs 2019
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> We’re delighted to announce the inaugural year of Season of Docs, a 
> Google program that fosters collaboration between open source projects 
> and technical writers. Season of Docs is similar to Summer of Code, 
> but with a focus on open source documentation and technical writers. 
> Details are on our website: g.co/seasonofdocs 
> <https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs/>.
> Would you like to take part as an open source mentor in the inaugural 
> year of Season of Docs? Open source organizations can start thinking 
> now about the projects you’d like a technical writer to work on. Take 
> a look at the examples of project ideas 
> <https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs/docs/project-ideas>. 
> Reach out to your community members to see who’d like to be a mentor 
> for Season of Docs. As a mentor, you don’t need technical writing 
> skills. Instead, you're a member of the open source organization who 
> knows the value of good documentation and who is experienced in open 
> source processes and tools. See the guidelines on working with a 
> technical writer 
> <https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs/docs/tech-writer-collaboration>. 
> Organization applications open on April 2, 2019. See the full timeline 
> <https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs/docs/timeline>on the 
> Season of Docs website.
> From April 30, Technical writers can explore the list of participating 
> open source organizations and their project ideas. Technical writers 
> bring their skills in designing and developing documentation to the 
> open source organization. Technical writer applications open on April 
> 30. The list of accepted technical writing projects is announced on 
> July 30.
> Please do tweet and blog about Season of Docs if you’d like to share 
> the news. We want as many people to know about it as possible. We’ve 
> provided logos that you can download and some example content on the 
> press page <https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs/docs/press>.
> We’re looking forward to an exciting pilot of the Season of Docs program!
> If you have any questions about the program, please email us at 
> season-of-docs-support at googlegroups.com 
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> Best regards
> Sarah Maddox, Andrew Chen and the Season of Docs team
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