[Mono-list] Monodoc, Submitting Documentation Changes

Iggy iggy.ma at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 18:09:08 EDT 2008

I'd be happy to get involved and admin some of the documentation. I
think right now it is by far the most valuable tool for people
learning Mono and I'd love to add some sample code and documentation
and admin others contributions...

On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 4:20 PM, Chad Kittel <chad.kittel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Miguel,
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at novell.com> wrote:
>>> I assume someone has to scrutinize the submissions to be sure someone
>>> isn't tampering with them, and I understand that can take some time.
>>> But I need to be sure that there actually is someone on the other end
>>> of that WebService actually acknowledging the submitted changes before
>>> I commit time and effort into helping out the project in this fashion.
>> It is usually me, but I would love if other people wanted to become
>> "reviewers" to ensure that text is not copy pasted from MSDN.
> I'd be glad to help in this role, keeping plagiarism out and quality,
> original documentation in.
>> The bad news is that many contributions for the documentation have a
>> high rated of copy-pasting from MSDN, so at some point I started
>> ignoring most of the contributions to .NET class library documentation,
>> hoping to one day have some time to do it all in one go.
> That's kinda what I was afraid of.  At this point, unless the
> reviewing process changes, it sounds like I should not invest my time
> in writing original documentation for the class libraries as they
> might very well just sit around collecting dust, instead of being
> published for the masses to consume.
>> I am open to giving other people access to the tool to admin things, if
>> someone wants to step up.
> I would not at all mind helping out on this front.  IMO, the
> documentation part of the mono project is a very important piece to
> help mono adoption and retention rates.  At this point, MSDN is
> invaluable and I hope one day MonoDoc is just as invaluable for us
> mono developers (and maybe even for the developers on the other side
> of the fence!)
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