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Re: [frogs] Re: Doc - explaining layout dimensions

From: ian
Subject: Re: [frogs] Re: Doc - explaining layout dimensions
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2009 05:44:12 -0800

Hi all,

Graham Percival wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 09:05:26AM -0700, Carl D. Sorensen wrote:
>> I think that Graham wants to draw a distinction between Frogs, whose primary
>> purpose is to fix bugs in the code, and documentation developers, whose
>> primary purpose is to improve the documentation.
> Yes, absolutely!  Jonathan Kulp is handling (or learning how to
> handle) normal doc updating tasks.  I'm not certain if he signed
> up as a Frog; if he did, this would contribute to this confusion.
> If he *is* a Frog, I'd cautiously recommend that he stops being a
> Frog and concentrates on doc-maintenance.  It's not like we don't
> have enough doc tasks to occupy one full-time volunteer!

OK: how about nick-naming the apprentice documenters like Newts (that way, we 
all still count as pond-life {:===:}.

> Granted, this may require a bit more oversight from me, and this
> isn't likely to happen for another two weeks... *sigh* ok,
> realistically not until the end of April... and even then,
> possibly not until June.  :|
> I have tomorrow off, though, and should only need to spend about
> four hours on work emails.  So I'll try to have a lilypond splurge
> of my own, to match Valentin's.  :)
>> To a certain extent I created some confusion between the two, because my
>> initial Frog task was to have people make changes *to the code* that
>> affected only the documentation, rather than the program functionality.

Nevertheless, the docs bugs/feature requests still need to be tracked so  Jon 
the Newt would still need to learn the processes for this _and_ people in his 
role are still the target audience for the Contributor's Guide (CG).

> Yes, bad Carl.  :P
> Cheers,
> - Graham



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