Andre,

On Thu, 2007-12-13 at 01:23 +0100, Andre Klapper wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 12.12.2007, 13:58 -0500 schrieb Matthew Barnes:
> > On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 23:21 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote:
> > > Frame files are the master copies here.
> 
> the master copy should be in svn, in a format that i can open && edit.
> having it in on someone's personal computer in some company is not my
> understanding of community software.
> 
> > > You think committing Frame files to svn would solve it? If so, I would
> > > be happy to do that.
> 
> if novell buys a framemaker copy for every contributor who wants to edit
> the evolution user docs, i can live with that workaround. ;-)
> seriously: it won't solve your problem that any changes have to be
> manually "backported" from the svn version to novell's file, and i guess
> that could become a lot of work.

I said that but I didn't mean it ;-). 

> 
> > > I'm open to propose a new tool to the doc team here for Evolution if
> > > any. Definitely hand editing the entire doc file isn't going to be
> > > easy.
> > Agreed.  I'm a bit out of my element here.  Maybe Andre can chime in
> > with some suggestions.  What tools does the GNOME documentation team
> > use?  Surely we're beyond hand-editing XML files (/me hopes).
> > 
> > Here's a few possibilities, but I don't much about them:
> > http://wiki.docbook.org/topic/DocBookAuthoringTools
> 
> i'm also not a doc writer, i only know of emacs users, and that's most
> likely not an option here. i've already asked for feedback on the
> gnome-doc-list, but srini may of course also blog about it (we're so
> web2.0y, aren't we?), explaining the issue and asking doc writers for
> feedback...?
> 
Sure, I would do that.

-Srini

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