[CentOS-docs] Documentation SIG: Participation wanted

Rich Bowen

rbowen at redhat.com
Mon Aug 17 19:54:01 UTC 2020


Sorry, folks, i know I have made zero progress on this. The last two 
months have been unexpectedly busy. I hope to get back to this soon, 
unless someone wants to pick up the charge.

On 6/30/20 2:20 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> Hi, folks,
> 
> I've been working through the CentOS wiki for more than a year now, 
> trying to identify and fix outdated/wrong/obsolete content. It's a 
> daunting task, and I'm losing.
> 
> I would very much like to gather a group of people who are:
> 
> * Knowledgeable about CentOS
> * Good with words
> * Have a little time
> 
> who would be willing and able to review the content of the wiki, and fix 
> the bits that are incorrect.
> 
> The CentOS Documentation SIG (which doesn't actually exist in any 
> meaningful way) is, according to the wiki:
> 
> responsible for the content of the Wiki, and other public sources of 
> documentation. This includes, but is not limited to:
> 
> * Determining, and imposing, a hierarchy/architecture of content in the 
> wiki
> * Editing/pruning existing content when it is incorrect/outdated/obsolete
> * Recruiting subject matter experts to do some of that editing
> * Recruiting translators to keep our various translations in sync
> 
> [Ref: https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Documentation ]
> 
> If any of the above appeals to you, I would ask you to let me know. I 
> would like to create a SIG around the wiki. Please let me know if you're 
> interested. I know that there are a number of you who are consistently 
> active on this list. I would like to find a way to give us a little more 
> power/authority over the wiki to make higher-level editorial decisions 
> about information architecture. Also, having a formal SIG might be a way 
> to engage more people to join the effort and dedicate some time to it.
> 



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