I'd like to work on the Gimp color management documentation to add a
short explanation of the new monitor and softproofing black point
compensation options in the Preferences/Color Management dialog.
I'd also like to make a few changes to some of the other color
management documentation, in particular the explanation of the profile
conversion intents (perceptual, relative and absolute colorimetric,
I downloaded and built the from-git documentation. I've read through the
various READMEs and such. One of the READMEs says:
You should know a bit about Docbook and XML, or be smart enough to learn
the syntax yourself. You can get more information about Docbook and XML
by using your preferred search engine.
I don't know anything at all about Docbook and I try very hard not to
think about XML except as it applies to image sidecar files.
There's a whole lot about both topics on the internet. How do I learn
the very minimum needed to work on Gimp color management documentation?
Is there a worked example somewhere? Is there a step-by-step "here's
how" guide for people who really, really, really don't want to become
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