Matthew,
You should have received an email in the last half hour or hour with a
link to set your ODFAuthors password. Sorry for the delay; I had some
minor hardware dramas this morning, resolved now.

I forgot to mention that you can create your own wiki account, if you
don't already have one.

Regards, Jean


On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 2:33 PM, Matthew An <myan5...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you for the information Jean. I'll take a further look through the
> documentation in the morning. Also, I don't seem to have an ODFAuthors
> account yet, so I haven't been able to review the links you sent me.
>
> Thanks for letting me know about the processes though, I look forward to
> contributing to the project in the near future!
>
> Regards,
>
> Matthew
>
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 6:00 PM Jean Weber <jeanwe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Matthew,
>>
>> Welcome to the team!
>>
>> More info on our processes is here:
>> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/Development
>>
>> Some of that is a bit out of date, but you should get the idea.
>>
>> If Olivier hasn't already done so, I'll create an account for you on
>> ODFAuthors, which is where we store the working files of the chapters of
>> the various books.
>>
>> As for something to get you started, I'm updating the Writer Guide from
>> v4.2 to 5.2, which is a big jump and needs to include a lot of changes. I
>> would appreciate a careful and thorough review of the chapters I've done,
>> which are here:
>> http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/writer-guide/drafts-v5.2
>> Or here:
>> http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/writer-guide/feedback-5.2
>>
>> Note 1: you'll need to be logged in to see these.
>> Note 2: I am making some changes in the organisation of this book. You can
>> see the chapter structure listed here:
>>
>> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/Development/UserGuideTasks#Writer_Guide
>>
>> --Jean
>> (Former Team Leader, LibreOffice Documentation)
>>
>> On Wed, 8 Feb 2017 at 00:16 Matthew An <myan5...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi Olivier,
>> >
>> > Thank you for your response. Are the docs mainly situated in the books
>> > on
>> > the documentation page? I think I would prefer to handle the Getting
>> > Started pages first, and then progressing from there to other projects.
>> > That being said, is there any rudimentary work that I can do to get
>> > familiar with your protocols? I downloaded the doc template off of the
>> > website, but I was wondering if there was some proofreading work or
>> > basic
>> > writing work that I could practice on before handling a larger project.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Matthew
>> >
>> > On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 4:46 AM Olivier Hallot <
>> > olivier.hal...@libreoffice.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Welcome Matthew
>> > >
>> > > Your skills in LibreOffice are indeed important to our community and
>> > > you
>> > > will find a lot to do.
>> > >
>> > > We have a set of guides that need to be updated. These guides are
>> > > edited
>> > > in Writer with our best practices (e.g. styles, master documents,
>> > > etc...)
>> > >
>> > > We can start in 2 directions
>> > >
>> > > one, is to update our introductory text "Getting Started" from version
>> > > 5.2 (almost done) to version 5.3 (easy to medium difficulty).
>> > >
>> > > The second is to take one of our module guide (e.g. spreadsheet book)
>> > > and update to version 5.3, requiring quite deep knowledge in the
>> > > module
>> > > software (medium to hard difficulty).
>> > >
>> > > To get the guides and have a glimpse on how they actually look like
>> > > please get any of them in the documentation website at
>> > >
>> > > http://documentation.libreoffice.org/en/
>> > >
>> > > and let me know your prefered project.
>> > >
>> > > Kind regards
>> > >
>> > > Olivier
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Em 06/02/2017 23:50, Matthew An escreveu:
>> > > > Hello there,
>> > > >
>> > > > My name is Matthew An and I am a recent graduate of the Rhetoric and
>> > > > Professional Writing program at the University of Waterloo. I was
>> > hoping
>> > > to
>> > > > contribute to the LibreOffice documentation as a Writer or Reviewer.
>> > > > I
>> > > have
>> > > > previous experience at IBM as a technical writer as well as a small
>> > > startup
>> > > > company in New Jersey. At the moment, I am in the process of
>> > > > entering
>> > > > graduate school in the fall, so I thought I could use my free time
>> > > > to
>> > > hone
>> > > > my tech writing skills.
>> > > >
>> > > > Please let me know if you would like a copy of my resume. I hope
>> > > > that I
>> > > can
>> > > > give back to the software that I developed most of my writing skills
>> > > with!
>> > > >
>> > > > Thanks for your time,
>> > > >
>> > > > Matthew
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > Olivier Hallot
>> > > LibreOffice Documentation Coordinator
>> > > Comunidade LibreOffice
>> > > Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - Local Time: UTC-02:00
>> > > http://tdf.io/joinus
>> > >
>> > > --

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