Subject: Re: Contributing to NetBSD documentation.
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 02/10/2006 16:16:34
On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 10:09:33 -0500
Jan Schaumann <> wrote:

> Martin Husemann <> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 10:26:42AM +0100, Marcin Jessa wrote:
> > > I am not quite sure what you mean.
> > 
> > Well, exactly what you did - post URLs to this list.
> > 
> > > How do I make it qualified for the official guide?
> > 
> > The www@ team can tell you details - basically they need
> > xml/docbook sources. I'm sure they will assist in any issues when
> > converting from other formats (like plain html) too.
> Indeed.  I'd suggest you take a look at one of our Documentation pages
> (such as htdocs/Documentation/updating.xml) and try to create an XML
> file with your contents.  XML is not really all that difficult, so
> don't worry about it too much -- the www team will help you fix any
> errors.

Will do. What tools (open source) do the doc contributors use to write

> Like Hubert, I think that for now the document would be best used as a
> stand-alone document and might be added to the Guide or some other
> more comprehensive collection lateron, but we're definitely
> interested in keeping it on the website.

Thanks. I wasn't really suggesting any particular place in the docs.
Wherever you publish it it's fine for me.
> > Thanks a lot for writing and offering this documents!
> Seconded!