Re: Task Topics Prototemplate
- From: Milo Casagrande <milo casagrande name>
- To: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- Cc: Gnome Doc List <gnome-doc-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Task Topics Prototemplate
- Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 19:46:26 +0200
2009/8/24 Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>:
> 3) If you stop and think about what a user is *really* trying
> to do, you'll often find that this task is only part of it.
> Sometimes we have to break up tasks. But this gives us the
> chance to direct users to the rest of what they need.
> In the "Create an IRC account" example, I don't think any
> users are really trying to create an IRC account. They're
> trying to get onto irc.gnome.org#docs for our Q&A session.
> You can use Empathy to connect to one or more IRC networks.
> To connect to an IRC network, you have to create an IRC
> account in Empathy. You need to create an account before
> you can join an IRC chat room or chat with a user on IRC.
> To see how to chat on IRC, see <irc-manage>.
> If we had an IRC concept page, we could just link to it from
> the first occurrence of the word IRC, obviating the need for
> even more text.
Yes, that's an interesting addition. I think we could write one and
test how it comes out: if it's not too long there wouldn't even be a
lot of new translatable strings, and adding a link would be easy.
If we like the outcome we could add it to Makefile and we are ready.
> (By the way, wouldn't it make sense to link "Create an IRC
> account" into the "Use IRC" guide? It doesn't mean we have
> to remove it from "Manage accounts". That's the beauty of
Yes, I think I added it only as a seealso link, since it belongs more
to the manage account thing, but makes sense to add as a "normal"
Milo Casagrande <milo casagrande name>
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