[CentOS-docs] discussions around upstream documentation

Tue May 17 09:07:24 UTC 2016
Brian (bex) Exelbierd <bex at pobox.com>


What were the outcomes from a CentOS perspective?

thank you.



On 04/11/2016 06:18 PM, Jim Perrin wrote:
> 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 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.
> What are the thoughts or concerns about this sort of workflow change?

Brian (bex) Exelbierd | bex at pobox.com
+420-606-055-877 | @bexelbie