[etoys-dev] Documentation format.

Timothy Falconer timothy at squeakland.org
Mon Aug 31 10:56:26 EDT 2009

On Aug 29, 2009, at 8:18 AM, Rita Freudenberg wrote:

> Am 29.08.2009 um 12:58 schrieb Karl Ramberg:
>> Hi,
>> I have used may parts of the system and could write some  
>> documentation, but I was wondering if we should have a format, or  
>> style for these ?
>> Do you have any suggestions or know some prior art/ documentation  
>> we could be inspired by.
> Hi Karl,
> I would like to have an Etoys documentation in FLOSS manuals:
> http://en.flossmanuals.net/
> There you can find several OLPC & Sugar documents, and I think an  
> "Etoys Activity" is missing :) I think of a documentation where  
> every part of the system is described, every tile and every object  
> etc.
> I wrote an email last week to someone at FLOSS manuals and I hope  
> they will prepare what is needed that we can start writing. For now,  
> you can register at their website and explore what is there. I think  
> it is a very useful tool and since so many people with XOs are using  
> Etoys, it might be the right place to put it besides the other sugar  
> and OLPC documentation. Of course, we can extract .pdf files and put  
> these wherever we want.
> I will send detailed information to the lists as soon as we can start.
> Greetings,
> Rita

IMO, we should have documentation on both our wiki and/or website and  
FLOSS, etc.

Keeping the text & images synchronized is the key, otherwise we'll  
have variation problems.

More discussion needed.


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