I want to start developing a "wish list" for documentation for ordinary
users (things like user guides, howtos, FAQs, tutorials, training
materials, and others). We won't have enough people to do everything on
the list, but it might encourage new people to contribute in areas that
most interest them.
Some issues to consider are:
* What audiences do we want to reach? What are their needs? Lots of
overlap with training here.
* What type and format of materials are most suitable for each of those
audiences? Books (PDF, ODT), wiki, videos, other?
* How much can we adapt from existing materials such as the OOo user
guides? (so we can move on to developing new materials to fill in the
* What do the available contributors want to work on? There's no use in
saying "our first priority is X" if no one is willing, available and
knowledgable enough to actually do the work.
When we have a wiki, I'll be happy to start a page where we can collect
ideas and get feedback. And I'll try to do a better job than the rather
scattered collection of pages at OOo. Meanwhile, here are two pages I
started for tutorials on OOo:
To unsubscribe, send an empty e-mail to email@example.com
All messages you send to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted.
List archives are available at http://www.documentfoundation.org/lists/discuss/
- [tdf-discuss] [DOC] User docs: planning ahead · Jean Hollis Weber
Impressum (Legal Info)
: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images
on this website are licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License
This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is
licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2
"LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are
registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are
in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective
logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use
thereof is explained in our trademark policy