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Hi:

I won't be at the FUDCon Malaysia, but this sounds like a VERY GOOD
IDEA!!!

What about mass editing at future FUDCons? We have lots of Guides at
various states of being out-dated, and we could really improve the
state of the documentation simply by publishing all of what we already
have.


Christopher.

On 04/19/2012 08:03 PM, Joshua Wulf wrote:
> I have an idea for an interesting technological and social
> experiment around docs for the Malaysia FUDCON.
> 
> We have a topic-based authoring tool that we're using to develop
> documentation inside Red Hat at the moment, called Topika.
> 
> Last year I sponsored an intern project to integrate it with FAS,
> so it has a FAS authentication module.
> 
> I can spin up an instance in OpenShift or EC2 with FAS auth, we can
> choose a book that we'd like to see for Fedora, and one that
> matches the prevalent area of interest / expertise of the attendees
> of the FUDCON.
> 
> Then I can design the topic map for the book.
> 
> Then at the FUDCON we work with the organisers to make it a feature
> of the FUDCON that we will crowdsource the book in the three days
> of the FUDCON. Every attendee can log into the Topika instance with
> their FAS account, and write one (1) topic, using the supplied
> template.
> 
> We'll rebuild the book every five minutes on a stage so that
> attendees can view the progress.
> 
> If it works, then it could a viable way to get a book per FUDCON.
> 
> What do you think?
> 
> - Josh
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joshua J Wulf"
> <jwulf@xxxxxxxxxx> To: docs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Thursday,
> April 19, 2012 10:48:27 AM Subject: FUDCON Malaysia Docs Hackfest
> 
> Hey, anyone in docs going to FUDCON in Malaysia?
> 
> Anyone docs hackfest organised for it?
> 
> - Josh
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