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* Write a [[Docs/Beats | beat]]
 
* Write a [[Docs/Beats | beat]]
 
* Own a guide
 
* Own a guide
* Write documentation for docs.fedoraproject.org (aka docs.fp.o)
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* Maintain content on [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/index.html docs.fedoraproject.org] (aka docs.fp.o)
 
* Work on [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&classification=Fedora&product=Fedora%20Documentation&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED open bugs]
 
* Work on [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&classification=Fedora&product=Fedora%20Documentation&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED open bugs]
 
* Package docs
 
* Package docs
* Document how Fedora Docs works
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* Document how Fedora Docs works - ie this wiki
* Take on a bounty
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* Proofread works owned by other Fedora contributors
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* Take on a [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraBounties bounty]
  
 
==Become a part of the greater team by==
 
==Become a part of the greater team by==

Revision as of 22:49, 7 November 2010

Attention: This page is in draft stage. If it is redundant or silly, please feel free to kill it. Gratuitous linkage to other wiki pages is encouraged. This is a great wiki gardening task.

New contributors who have signed the FAS contributors agreement and signed up for the docs mailing list, are met with a lot of "what next" questions. This page will walk through some typical issues so you can start contributing quickly.

Decide how you want to contribute to Fedora Docs:

Become a part of the greater team by

  • writing a self-introduction on the mailing list with some ideas on how you would like to contribute
  • create your own user wiki page
  • attend the irc meetings on Wednesdays
  • hang out on #fedora-docs
  • learning how to be a be a fedora contributor in general
  • interact with other fedora contributors (how to use fasinfo, lookup others wiki user pages, asking for sponsorship)
  • voting

Understanding the workflow:

Fedora docs has a workflow page Tools for guide owners - publican, gaining git sponsorship, tips on guide writing How to get docs.fp.o sponsorship