Season of Docs (GSOC for documentation)

#1

Hi all,

Google just announced the program for technical writers to work with open source communities - in same style as GSOC but for docs.

One of the personal goals I have in for Nix is to improve documentation. Since my availability has gotten a tiiiny bit better compared to last months, I’d be willing to help push this forward.

But there’s a catch. Google requires (I do think this is good) two organization administrators in their rules - see 5.1 and 5.3 for responsibilities.

Is anyone willing to pair up and improve Nix documentation in next year? :slight_smile: See timeline for SOD.

Domen

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#2

Oh, boy! I would love to help! In fact this is the most sorrowful subject of our project!

Something is needed besides willpower?

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#3

I think time and commitment are enough. It’s going to involve preparing the website, collecting ideas, mentors and supporting them to deliver the results.

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#4

Domen, just signed up here to follow-up on my comments in the nixos-weekly thread (https://github.com/NixOS/nixos-weekly/issues/89). I’d be happy to take on editing or writing or etc. roles as need be, depending on the overall time commitment–I can’t afford another full-time job is all I’m saying, but I’d love to help if I can.

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#5

I can help every weekend.

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#6

Seems like this is a also a no-go for this year.

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