On 10/14/2016 03:12 AM, Daniel Campbell wrote:
> 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[1][2] 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
>> [1]
>> https://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-doc/message/892f335a04fb7e372116ca3e6b2d0c84
>> [2]
>> 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?
No. They'd only need to directly join the Handbook project.

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