Hi Ilmari Em 02/08/2017 09:14, Ilmari Lauhakangas escreveu: > The recent influx of new doc team contributors and Kenneth's wiki work > caused something to click in my brain. I started thinking about the > specific role of quality tech documentation in attracting and retaining > contributors. > > I would like to establish an image of the documentation team as one of > the highest providers of value to the project. We can express this idea > with a simple formula: in FOSS projects contributors equal money. A > documentation team that provides excellent copywriting and tech docs is > equal to an investor. Contributors keep flowing in as long as the doc > team is strong in this area.
Good documentation is an asset of the project and a invaluable companion product of LO (IMHO). > > Now for something concrete, based on feedback received recently. I would > like you to take a look at the main LibO website > https://www.libreoffice.org/ > In the menu bar, do you agree that "Events" should be exchanged with > "Get involved" that is currently hiding as a submenu item under > "Community"? Makes sense. Precious page real state. > Could the intention be conveyed better by changing "Get involved" to > something else? "How can I help?" was proposed, but I think we need to > be careful not to mislead people seeking help files (and consider > translatability). > yes. > In the "Get involved" page itself > http://www.libreoffice.org/community/get-involved/ should we have a > short piece that sells the idea of contributing? Ie. make everything as > explicit as possible instead of "here are our teams, you know the rest, > right?". There could be a general bit to draw the visitor in and then > the individual team entries could be finessed until they are at the > absolute peak of comprehensibility. What about a 30 sec video on each topic of the page? > > I am able to edit the page contents and if something in the layout needs > changing I can handle it with the admin. > The liberOffice website contents changes should, IMHO, be in synch with the Marketing group as well as with connections to the National Languages projects. -- Olivier Hallot LibreOffice Documentation Coordinator Comunidade LibreOffice Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - Local Time: UTC-03:00 http://tdf.io/joinus -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/documentation/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted