I support your continued role as the PTL for docs. It’s not always they most 
glamorous job, and you do a great job at it. You got my vote.



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On Mar 28, 2014, at 11:29 AM, Anne Gentle <a...@openstack.org> wrote:

> Hi all, 
> I'm writing to announce my candidacy for the Documentation Program Technical 
> Lead (PTL).
> I have been working on OpenStack upstream documentation since September 2010, 
> and am currently serving in this role. I recently summarized the many 
> community and collaboration methods we use to create and maintain 
> documentation across the core OpenStack programs. [1] I think these open 
> source, open documentation methods are what keep OpenStack docs vibrant and 
> alive. 
> I can't take credit for all the work that goes on in our community, but 
> please let me highlight the results the coordinated teams and individuals 
> have produced:
> - The Documentation team has grown and matured in the past release, and we 
> released simultaneously with the code for the first time with the Havana 
> release. We are on track to do that again for Icehouse. 
> - We have a translation toolchain working this year and I'm constantly amazed 
> at the outpouring of dedication from our translation community. 
> - Our coordinated documentation tool chains that enable automation and 
> continuous publication are working seamlessly with the various projects 
> across OpenStack.  
> - We're releasing an O'Reilly edition of the OpenStack Operations Guide. 
> - The API Reference at http://api.openstack.org/api-ref.html got a complete 
> refresh to provide a responsive web design and to streamline the underlying 
> CSS and JS code.
> - We have been incubating the open source training manuals team within the 
> OpenStack Documentation program. They’ve produced an Associate Training 
> Guide, with outlines and schedules for an Operator Training Guide, a 
> Developer Training Guide, and an Architect Training Guide.
> - While our focus has been on both Guides for operators and installers as 
> well as API reference documentation, I am interested in working with the app 
> developer community to build documentation collaboratively that fits their 
> needs. Everett Toews recently updated the API docs landing page to take this 
> first step.
> I hope you can support my continuing efforts for the wide scope and breadth 
> of serving the documentation needs in this community. 
> Thanks,
> Anne
> [1] 
> http://justwriteclick.com/2014/03/21/how-to-build-openstack-docs-and-contributors-through-community/
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