Re: Can I work in the Wiki for GNOME User Guide or I for got it?

On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 20:09 +0000, Joachim Noreiko wrote:
> --- Daniel Espinosa <esodan gmail com> wrote:
> > I'm trying change the contents and order in the
> > Gnome User Guide, and
> > becouse I don't have enough time, for the moment, to
> > study the XML DocBook
> > and how to create or edit documentation, I star to
> > work in the Wiki at
> >, but anyone answer my question about
> > if the changes are ok or
> > not.
> I'm taking a look at what you've done to the contents
> page now.
> I think it does make sense to split the whole user
> guide into broad sections 'Using your Desktop' and
> 'Configuring Your Desktop'. But the problem is that
> it's not very useful to have only three top-level
> sections. This is because when Yelp opens the user
> guide, you only see the top-level sections in the
> left-hand bar and on the contents page. So the user
> wishing to get started with GNOME has to make an extra
> click to see a list of topics.
> So I would suggest removing those three top-level
> divisions.
> Beneath that, I think what you've done with breaking
> up 'Desktop Overview' is a good idea. It's a title
> that doesn't convey much (especially since the whole
> guide is a "desktop guide" and hence... an overview!
> 'Basics' is a bit nebulous too.
> A section on Applications is a good idea I think.
> I would quite like to move sections on Workspaces and
> on Sessions further down. I think both of these
> concepts are quite advanced. However, the reader needs
> to be able to EASILY find out how to turn off their
> computer! -- and that is currently in 'Sessions'.
> That's all my thoughts on it so far :)

/me lamely cheers from the sidelines.

You guys seriously rock for taking charge on this.
As far as I'm concerned all the "old hats" around
here (including me) owe you a beer at the next


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