[maemo-community] [maemo2midgard] Proposal for permissions structure & official docs in wiki

From: Dave Neary bolsh at gnome.org
Date: Sun Jun 29 19:07:42 EEST 2008

I agree with your recommendation. The fastest way will be to get HTML
pages off the docs team and wikify them. It'll be a boring day's work at
least, but anyway...

The Maemo architecture pages:

They're now part of the Maemo release documentation.


Gil Quim (Nokia-D/Helsinki) wrote:
> Recommendation: take fastest shortcut for these beta docs. The reference guide will be wikified by Nokia. The Quickstart has the source in a garage project phpWiki.
> What about the Maemo Architecture pages? 
> --- original message ---
> From: "ext Dave Neary" <bolsh at gnome.org>
> Subject: [maemo2midgard] Proposal for permissions structure & official docsin wiki
> Date: 26th June 2008
> Time: 7:08:45 pm
> Hi,
> As some of you may know, the first "official" documentation still in
> beta will be arriving in the wiki shortly.
> After this first run, which will help us to see what we can do for
> gtk-doc to mediawiki and back (eurgh), we'll have beta documentation
> published in the wiki.
> This doesn't mean that it'll be open to all comers. Everyone will have
> read access to the pages, and r/w access to the Talk pages for the docs,
> but only Nokia editors (people in the nokiaeditors group) and sysops
> will have write access to the pages. We trust sysops to know when they
> may and may not change a page.
> The 5 documents which are most important, and thus in the most need of
> wikification, is, for me:
> Maemo release documentation
> I had intended, before yesterday, to have a longer list which included
> the quick start guide, the platform SDk documentation, the porting
> guide, the "writing maemo applications" guide, but the Maemo
> documentation team went right ahead and merged everything into one
> book-sized document!
> The permissions structure should be simple to work: Nokia editors will
> be in the nokiaeditors group, any SysOps can add people to that group,
> all Talk pages will be read/write, and the imports will need to be done
> mostly by hand :(
> Sound good?
> Cheers,
> Dave.

Dave Neary
GNOME Foundation member
bolsh at gnome.org

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