[drupal-devel] [drupal-docs] creating drupal-doc teams

Charlie Lowe cel4145 at cyberdash.com
Thu May 19 22:26:42 UTC 2005

You are definitely right. I should clarify. Of course we can have more 
than two people working on each of these projects. But I'd like to have 
two people in charge of the project group. Perhaps they should be called 
"team leaders" :)

Andrew Hoppin wrote:
> Charlie, I'd love to help on marketing materials, though the next 
> couple of weeks are bad for me, and I'd love the team to be larger than 
> 2 if I were 1!  :)
> Andrew
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> Andrew Hoppin
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> On May 19, 2005, at 3:02 PM, Charlie Lowe wrote:
>>Currently, it seems we have lots of interest in taking Drupal
>>documentation in new and interesting directions. To facilitate this, 
>>like to see if we can't form some documentation teams. Much like I 
>>if Djun and Bryan would be in charge of reorganizing the About section
>>of the handbook, I'd like us to form other two person teams for any
>>major area that we have expressed interest in developing.
>>Here are just a few examples of some areas I could imagine
>>Documentation teams for
>>* Restructuring/reorganizing each of the new handbook sections as
>>defined on the V2 page:
>>For example, the About the handbook section. We need a couple of people
>>to be in charge of our authoring guidelines and best practices for
>>creating Drupal handbook documentation.
>>(Anisa spearheaded the style guide revision; perhaps we could coax her
>>and one other person to handle the About the handbook section?)
>>* Best practices for configuring and building Druapl sites
>>(Roland has already volunteered for this one :) Is there another?)
>>* Initiatives for improving the collaborative book and other
>>technological solutions to improve Drupal documentation usability,
>>integration, and creation.
>>(Djun has already been working on this. Perhaps he'd like to be one of
>>the team members. We'd only need one other volunteer then.)
>>* Marketing materials
>>(Andre? You seem to have lots of marketing ideas :)
>>* Etc.
>>The documentation team would be responsible for most decisions 
>>their project (in some cases there might be some overlap between other
>>documentation teams, so they'd have to coordinate). Initially, I would
>>hope that each documentation team would run a proposal by the
>>drupal-docs list so that all of us could offer feedback in the
>>construction of their individual project so that a good compromise of
>>the important opposing interests (if any) can be reached.
>>Otherwise, let us know when new documentation is posted (maybe this 
>>be automated) so that we can offer feedback and suggestions. Or when 
>>documentation team members are having trouble solving an issue between
>>themselves, contact the list for assistance in resolution.
>>In the case of any who volunteer for restructuring/revising the 
>>sections, if they would like, they could also continue on as the 
>>book maintainers for those new books.
>>If anyone has ideas for other documentation team areas, please respond
>>to this post via the drupal-docs list. I've mentioned a few people 
>>but I'm sure there are a lot more. If anyone would like to volunteer to
>>be a documentation team member for a specific project, feel free to 
>>to the drupal-docs list or contact me privately.
>>Once the documentation teams have been created, I'll create a page in
>>the About handbook section so that people know who's in charge of
>>individual projects.
>>I hope this works well for everyone. Putting people in charge of
>>specific areas seems to me the best way for us to get the things we 
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