On 10/14/2016 01:24 AM, Matthew Marchese wrote: > All, > > After _many_ essential and necessary years of service the Gentoo > Documentation Project (GDP) has fulfilled its purpose and is in > the process of being phased out. > > As a platform, the wiki has enabled every Gentoo developer (not just > those in the Documentation team) and many in the community to maintain > Gentoo documentation. All the relevant "HOWTO" articles and other > articles produced by former GDP members (and other contributors) have > long since moved to publicly editable wiki namespace. These days the > community and every Gentoo developer should step up to the plate from > time-to-time and maintain the docs. > > There is very little that is currently "locked down" on the wiki. The > Handbook (and everything else in the Handbook namespace) is one > exception to what is publicly editable. Since it contains our official > and crucial installation instructions; it is a bit risky to put it > publicly editable namespace. This creates an inherent 'who's responsible > to keep it updated?' So, in order to clarify who will continue to assume > responsibility for the Gentoo Handbook, the Handbook project has been > newly formed as a sub-project of the Wiki project. Currently just SwifT > and me are in this new project, but anyone who's interested in > updating/maintaining the Handbook is welcome to join. > > Here are our current goals, short and sweet: > > 1. Actively modernize and maintain the official Gentoo Handbook > documentation in the Handbook: namespace. > 2. Handle 'marking' the Handbook for translation. > 3. Maintain the Handbook Development guide. > > Comments on these are welcome. > > Suggestions for Handbook updates or fixes can be left on each page's > discussion page. Among other areas of contribution, those who are a part > of this project will make it a priority to respond to these queries. > > I suspect next we'll need an e-mail address separate from the wiki's > mail address. Other than that we'll still all hang out in #gentoo-wiki > on Freenode and continue advancing Gentoo to a better place. Again, > comments are welcome. > > Kind regards, > Maffblaster > >  > https://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-doc/message/892f335a04fb7e372116ca3e6b2d0c84 >  > https://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-doc/message/944b4b36ab3883c6b223a240feb42fb8 > > Whatever structure that will allow wiki building to continue and reduce any possible confusion is a win in my book.
Devs interested would need to then join the wiki project then, correct? -- Daniel Campbell - Gentoo Developer OpenPGP Key: 0x1EA055D6 @ hkp://keys.gnupg.net fpr: AE03 9064 AE00 053C 270C 1DE4 6F7A 9091 1EA0 55D6
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