[CentOS-docs] discussions around upstream documentation

Mon Apr 11 18:30:23 UTC 2016
Christoph Galuschka <tigalch at tigalch.org>

Hi Jim,

Am 11.04.2016 um 18:18 schrieb Jim Perrin:
> There is a Fedora Activity Day
> (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAD_Documentation_2016 ) centered around
> documentation, where I'm going to see what can be done about the state
> of centos documentation from upstream sources.
> Most of the tooling for documentation for these two groups is centered
> around git. For the most part, our documentation currently lives in the
> wiki, and has a fairly high barrier to new contributors.
> Would the regulars who contribute on the wiki consider consider
> supporting a migration to a git based documentation workflow?

I would be fine with such a move.
> I think this would help lower the barrier to contribution by allowing
> new contributors to submit a pull request or patch for documentation
> rather than join a mailing list, request access, etc.

Agreed. Similar to what we do with t_functional tests.
> What are the thoughts or concerns about this sort of workflow change?
all the best
Christoph Galuschka
CentOS-QA-Team member | IRC: tigalch