[Evolution] Proposed Outline for Documentation
- From: Aaron Weber <aaron helixcode com>
- To: evolution helixcode com
- Subject: [Evolution] Proposed Outline for Documentation
- Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 18:30:37 -0400
OK-- here's my proposed outline of the documentation. please let me
know if there are any features i have left out, or if you
disagree with the structure.
0: Preface, acknowledgements, feedback, license, etc.
a) What is Evolution?
b) What can Evolution do for me?
c) How this guide is structured: A tour for part II, a reference for
part III, and some of each in part IV
2: Using Evolution: A guided tour for everybody
a)The Evolution main menu-- what's this? and other questions.
i. Activating different components
ii. How many components? You mean they'll add more?
iii. You mean I could add more?
b)The Mailer /*note that config is covered in the config
i. Getting and sending mail: as easy as
also see "contact-manager" on the creation of mailing lists
ii. Organizing your mail: folders
iii. Getting really organized: Searches and vFolders
iv. Staying Organized: Filters and Actions
<note> (see "calendar-automation" and "contact-automation" for more on
this, and "advanced-scripting" for
tricky stuff </note>
i. Scheduling your own appointments
ii. Scheduling appointments with others, and letting them schedule
iii.I've got how long to get to that meeting? Reminders and scripting
iv. Do it for me: Appointments by mail, and automating the appointment
i. It's all in the cards: Various kinds of cards explained
ii. Creating new cards.
ii. Play for keeps: sharing cards, not sharing cards
iii. Do it for me: Cards by mail and other automation
iv. "Map it!" and other additional features.
e)GNOME-Pilot and LDAP: Getting In Sync with No Strings Attached:
i. Once you set it up, it's automatic. GNOMEPilot works with other
ii. See configuration reference for conflict resolution with calendar
3: Configuring Evolution: A Reference for administrators and power users
iv. scripting on/off
v. Hours in a day and days in a week: Time display.
vi. Copies, drafts & templates
vii. Return Recipts
viii. Disk Space
ix. Display of data from cards and calendar
i. Shared dates
ii. Scheduling permission: Who can pencil whom in?
iv: To-To lists
d)Contact Preferences: Shared cards, Cards with multiple addresses,
i. Shared cards
ii. Cards with multiple addresses
e)Synchronization: GNOME-Pilot and LDAP
i. Conflict resolution with the calendar and contact manager
/*Sect IV to be added for later versions, or put into seperate book
"Evolution Developer's Guide" */
4: Advanced Scripting and Actions: A Guide and Reference for Power users
a) Introduction to actions and scripting
i. Scripting your filters: "When I get email from my boss, page
ii. Promiscuous Interfacing: Bonobo Controls and Evolution
iii. Getting really 31337: Scripting integration with Perl, tcl
and so forth
c) Reference: What interfaces does Evolution Expose to my script?
] [Thread Prev