One tool that ASF infra folks came up with was the Apache CMS, this
helps the individual projects contribute to maintaining their
documentation. They used Markdown format. Since we use DocBook, we
could use a converter like pandoc (
later in the life cycle to use as input to our tools i guess.

A quick tutorial is at -


On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 11:00 PM, Jay Pipes <> wrote:
> On 10/03/2014 09:18 PM, Zane Bitter wrote:
>> The prospect of a much larger tent with many more projects in
>> OpenStack-proper shines a spotlight on the scalability of the Docs team,
>> and in particular how they decide which projects are "important" to work
>> on directly.
> I don't believe that a ticket to live under the OpenStack tent should come
> with the expectation that the Docs team is required to write documentation
> for the project.
> IMHO, it should be up to the project itself to provide the resources to work
> *under the guidance* of the Docs team to write developer, end user and
> operator documentation. The Docs team members should be able to play an
> advisory role for new projects, helping them understand the automated doc
> processes, the way that common doc infrastructure works, and techniques for
> writing useful documentation consistent with other projects.
> Best,
> -jay
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