[maemo-community] Crowd-sourcing proof-reading

From: Dave Neary dneary at maemo.org
Date: Fri Jun 19 18:20:46 EEST 2009
Hi all,

There's a bug open that the Maemo HIG [1]needs proof-reading by native 
speakers [2]
I just created a wiki page to track a crowd-sourced proof-reading effort 
[3] and proof-read the Introduction [4] and made some suggested changes [5].

Do any native speakers have some time to help with this, pick a section, 
and make some suggested changes? The changes I'd like to see made are 
not so much with the content, as with grammar, fluidity & style.

If you feel up to the task, and you have 10 minutes to spare for a 
section, please sign your name after a section (to let someone know 
you're working on it), make the text of the section a clickable link to 
the text, add the "notes" link after it, and click on it to start 
writing your suggested improvements. If you can only partly proof-read, 
don't worry about it, do what you can, add a note at the end saying how 
far you got, and save your work.

I'll be keeping tabs on the index page, spotting if people put dibs on a 
section and then don't finish notes, so we don't end up with unfinished 
work, and we'll start getting changes integrated next week to make sure 
that the changes are integrated into the final version of the HIG.

Thanks all!

[1] http://maemo.org/api_refs/5.0/beta/hig/html/
[2] https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4405
[3] http://wiki.maemo.org/Task:Proof-read_Human_Interface_Guidelines
[4] http://maemo.org/api_refs/5.0/beta/hig/html/pr01.html

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Email: dneary at maemo.org
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