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|−|My name is '''Aaron Faanes '''. I am a [[Fedora]] user, [[Special:Contributions/Dafrito| occasional Wiki contributor]], and [http://github. com/dafrito frequent hacker]. See [http://www.dafrito.com my homepage]. |+|
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|−|I can be reached at ''' dafrito''' at '''gmail''' dot '''com '''. |+|
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|−|You can also find me on IRC. My nickname there is, not surprisingly, <code>dafrito </code>. I frequent many of the various Fedora channels on <code>irc.freenode. org</ code>, such as: |+|
can also on .nickname dafritomany of the Fedorachannelsirc.freenode./#fedora#fedora-qa/#fedora-devel /#fedora-bugzappers
|−|* <code>#fedora </code> |+|
|−|* <code>#fedora-qa </ code> |+|
|−|* <code>#fedora-devel </ code> |+|
|−|* <code>#fedora-bugzappers </code> |+|
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Things I' m working on === |+|
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|−|* Editing the [[ User: Dafrito/ Draft_proventesters_instructions|proven-tester article]] , forked from [[ User: Adamwill|Adam Williamson's]] [[User:Adamwill/ Draft_proventesters_instructions|original article]]. |+|
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|−|=== Thoughts I have === |+|
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Shouldn't [[Fedora]] link to an article on Fedora, rather than the infrastructure page? |+|
It'd also be cool to have pages for all versions of Fedora, with a template used to describe each. |+|
* [[Fedora ]]
|−|* "updates-testing" and "Test Updates" are used interchangeably, which I don't believe should be the case. "Test Updates" is a natural name which succinctly describes its purpose. "updates-testing" is the technical name that is used by machines. This dual-naming scheme is familiar to the common and scientific names given to animals, like ''Canis lupus'' referring to a wolf, and I think the expectations for which to use for animal names should apply here. |+|
|−|* I really like the headers for Wiki pages here. They're very nice looking. My only problem is that they imply a gated community; QA pages seem to be 'owned' by QA. This is reinforced by the fact that they're under the QA/ namespace. It seems like there could be a better solution for this sort of thing, like making these headers be footers, like a decorated Wiki category. |+|
Latest revision as of 22:54, 2 July 2010
My name is Aaron Faanes. I am a Fedora 13 user, Wiki contributor, and frequent hacker.
I may be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I can also be found on irc.freenode.net with the nickname "dafrito" on many of the Fedora-related channels, such as #fedora-qa, #fedora-devel, and #fedora-bugzappers.
My work on the Fedora Project wiki varies pretty widely, from minor edits to significant new content. I initially worked on tickets from QA, such as editing Adam Williamson's draft on proven testers. I then started contributing new pages like Help:Style guide. I've also partaken in some maintenance tasks such as performing user page migrations. I've also created some useful infoboxes, such as Template:Infobox group and Template:Infobox package.
For future work, my emphasis seems to be on making information more efficient for users and contributors. That usually comes down to creating templates to provide quick summaries, and to also provide a easily recognizable means of navigation. I'd like to see much more integration between pages, and also see integration between other documentation projects, such as fedorasolved.org and especially docs.fedoraproject.org. The docs are far too high-quality and information-rich for the wiki not to link to them.
I've also proposed a change of naming conventions for project pages. For example, I believe project pages like Women, QA, and Infrastructure should actually be named "Fedora Women", "Fedora QA", etc.
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