Hi Yves,

2018-04-13 11:47 GMT+02:00 Yves Jacolin <yjaco...@free.fr>:

> Hello,
>
> I am more pessimistic. My opinion is just that documentation is not fun
> (at least not as feature development is), boring and not valuable from a
> skills point of view (I don't mean valuable on the project side).
>
> I would like to disagree. Documentation may not be fun for devs, but QGIS
community is not all about devs and we should stop using this argument;
there are teachers, trainers, blogposters, users... people who are used to
communicate about QGIS features and this is an area that should be of
interest to them or should be within their reach.

Also, maybe because I'm not a dev, working on docs made me learn some
python, git and rst things that are not part of my daily work so yes, I
developed some skills (and interest) I think.
Now related to my daily work, writing the docs teaches me a lot of features
and subtleties in using QGIS. And I'm not sure I'd have found them if not
doing that. Sidenote: bug reporting comes also with that.

All in all, people could be tired to work on such a tasks in the long
> term. This is what I feel from Harrissou email and from my own experience.
>
> Actually, I'm not tired (or maybe I'm not conscious of that) but at the
beginning, for the fun, I was wondering how many pull requests would be
opened before any review begins and now I think that it's not worth
spending (wasting?) time in some(community)thing if no one seems interested
in it. There are many other things to do out there.

H.

Unfortunately, I didn't have time the previous year and can't go to the
> haskfest which doesn't help to contribute.
>
> Sorry for a so pessimistic email.
>
> Y.
>
>
> Le 13/04/2018 à 11:39, matteo a écrit :
> > Hi Harrissou,
> >
> > thanks for raising this. I would say we really need more people working
> > on the documentation. I don't know how to find other contributors but we
> > have.
> >
> > Just run
> >
> > git shortlog -sn --after="2018-01-01"
> >
> > and you can see that there are a few contributors for this repo.
> >
> > IMHO now that images preview are visible in github there is easier also
> > for other people to contribute.
> >
> > I cannot understand if there are some people out there that want to
> > contribute but the system "complexity" (git + sphinx + ...) blocks them
> > to do that.
> >
> > Just thinking aloud: do you think that a short video tutorial could be
> > useful? We have a nice documentation for who wants to step in, but a
> > short and explicit video maybe is more sexy?
> >
> >
> > Thanks again for raising this
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Matteo
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