I think we need to put this conversation at least in the devs list, not everybody is in this community list, so we probably end up talking to ourselves.
I believeThis conversation should be happenin gin the DelazJ <del...@gmail.com> escreveu no dia sexta, 13/04/2018 às 11:21: > 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 >> > _______________________________________________ >> > Qgis-community-team mailing list for organizing community resources >> such as documentation, translation etc.. >> > qgis-community-t...@lists.osgeo.org >> > https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-community-team >> >> -- >> http://yjacolin.gloobe.org >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Qgis-community-team mailing list for organizing community resources such >> as documentation, translation etc.. >> qgis-community-t...@lists.osgeo.org >> https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-community-team >> > _______________________________________________ > Qgis-community-team mailing list for organizing community resources such > as documentation, translation etc.. > qgis-community-t...@lists.osgeo.org > https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-community-team -- Alexandre Neto --------------------- @AlexNetoGeo http://sigsemgrilhetas.wordpress.com http://gisunchained.wordpress.com
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