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= Stuff that needs to be done =
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== One-time tasks ==
 
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Tasks with no referenced driver(s) are free for the taking. No one is currently working on them.
 
Tasks with no referenced driver(s) are free for the taking. No one is currently working on them.
  
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| Consolidate existing font-related material || JensPetersen || Comb the wiki for existing font-related material, figure how to integrate it in the SIG space, ask permission from its authors, and move it there.
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| Consolidate existing font-related material
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| Comb the wiki for existing font-related material, figure how to integrate it in the SIG space, ask permission from its authors, and move it there.
 
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| Clarify the wiki || JensPetersen || Rework the wiki pages NicolasMailhot wrote into something mere humans understand.
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| Clarify the wiki
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| Rework the wiki pages [[Nicolas Mailhot]] wrote into something mere humans understand.
 
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| Fill the [[SIGs/Fonts/Evangelism|  evangelism]]  section || || Interview the groups that managed to get fonts released under a suitable license[[FootNote(For example the Greek people involved in the freeing of MgOpen)]  , and write some guidelines to help future similar efforts. Write a bit about what fonts should be promoted as web ot document fonts and why.
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| Fill an evangelism page
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| Interview the groups that managed to get fonts released under a suitable license<ref>For example the Greek people involved in the freeing of MgOpen.</ref>, and write some guidelines to help future similar efforts. Write a bit about what fonts should be promoted as web or document fonts and why.
 
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| Write core font packaging guidelines || JensPetersen || Add legacy core font guidelines to the [[SIGs/Fonts/Packaging| packaging]] section.
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| Write core font packaging guidelines
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| Add legacy core font guidelines to the [[:Category:Fonts_packaging| packaging]] section.
 
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| Write console font packaging guidelines || || Add console bitmap font guidelines to the [[SIGs/Fonts/Packaging| packaging]] section.
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| Write console font packaging guidelines
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| Add console bitmap font guidelines to the [[:Category:Fonts_packaging| packaging]] section.
 
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| Complete the [[SIGs/Fonts/QA| QA]] section || || Collect tips on how to identify what causes a particular text rendering problem, starting from [http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-fonts-list/2007-November/msg00051.html this message] and turn them into a nice wiki page so problem reporters can be autonomous.
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| Complete the [[Fonts_and_text_quality_assurance| QA]] section
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| Collect tips on how to identify what causes a particular text rendering problem, starting from [http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-fonts-list/2007-November/msg00051.html this message] and turn them into a nice wiki page so problem reporters can be autonomous.
 
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| Add design information to the [[SIGs/Fonts/Dev#font-creation| dev]] section || || Use the material already posted in this [http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-fonts-list/2007-October/msg00035.html thread] and complete it if needed to write up guidance for new would-be free/libre font designers.
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| Add design information to the [[Fonts_and_text-related_creative_tasks#font-creation| dev]] section
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| Use the material already posted in this [http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-fonts-list/2007-October/msg00035.html thread] and complete it if needed to write up guidance for new would-be free/libre font designers.
 
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| Complete the [[SIGs/Fonts/Triaging/Pipeline#packaged| packaged]] list || || Get current font packagers to document their packages in the pipeline or do it in their stead.
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| Complete the [[:Category:Packaged fonts| packaged]] list
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| Get current font packagers to document their packages in the pipeline or do it in their stead.
 
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| Complete the [[SIGs/Fonts/Triaging/L10N| localization]] matrix || JensPetersen || Get each [[L10N/Teams| language team]] to fill its part of the matrix.
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| Complete the [[Localization_fonts_requirements| localization]] matrix
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| Get each [[L10N/Teams| language team]] to fill its part of the matrix.
 
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== Recurrent tasks ==
 
== Recurrent tasks ==
  
These tasks will be valid as long as the SIG is active:
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Those tasks will be valid as long as the SIG is active. Everyone can and should work on them.
  
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| Create fonts || Work on [[SIGs/Fonts/Dev#font-creation| font creation]] .
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| Create fonts
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| Work on [[Fonts_and_text-related_creative_tasks#font-creation| font creation]].
 
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| Liberate new fonts || [[SIGs/Fonts/Evangelism|  Evangelise]]  free/libre fonts.
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| Liberate new fonts
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| Evangelise free/libre fonts.
 
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| Identify new candidates to packaging || Complete and fill [[SIGs/Fonts/Triaging/Pipeline#wishes| wishes]] .
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| Identify new candidates to packaging
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| Complete and fill [[:Category:Font_wishlist| wishes]].
 
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| Package them || Package new fonts and reference them as [[SIGs/Fonts/Triaging/Pipeline#review-needed| needing review]] .
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| Package them
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| Package new fonts and reference them as [[:Category:In-progress_fonts| needing review]].
 
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| Review new packages || Work on the [[SIGs/Fonts/Triaging/Pipeline#review-needed| review list]] .
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| Review new packages
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| Work on the [[:Category:In-progress_fonts| review list]].
 
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| Identify problems || Work on [[SIGs/Fonts/QA| QA]] .
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| Identify problems
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| Work on [[Fonts_and_text_quality_assurance| QA]].
 
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| Fix problems || Work on [[SIGs/Fonts/Dev| dev]] .
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| Fix problems
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| Work on [[Fonts_and_text-related_creative_tasks| dev]].
 
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== Completed tasks ==
 
== Completed tasks ==
  
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| Create SIG wiki space
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| NicolasMailhot
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| Put some material on the wiki to get the SIG into business.
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| Request [[Fonts_SIG_mailing_lists#ML| mailing list]] creation
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| NicolasMailhot
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| Get the mailing lists the SIG needs created.
 
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| Create SIG wiki space || NicolasMailhot || Put some material on the wiki to get the SIG into business.
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| Get our [[Legal_considerations_for_fonts| legal page]] approved
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| NicolasMailhot
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| Have spot review and interface with our [[Legal_considerations_for_fonts| legal page]].
 
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| Request [[SIGs/Fonts#ML| mailing list]] creation || NicolasMailhot || Get the mailing lists the SIG needs created.
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| Get our packaging policy approved
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| NicolasMailhot
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| Get [[Packaging/Committee| FPC]] to approve our initial packaging guidelines.
 
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| Get our [[SIGs/Fonts/Legal| legal page]] approved || NicolasMailhot || Have spot review and interface with our [[SIGs/Fonts/Legal|  legal page]]
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| Make the SIG appealing
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| [[Artwork/DesignService| Artwork team]]
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| Create a banner to identify Fonts SIG pages visually.
 
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| Get our packaging policy approved || NicolasMailhot || Get [[Packaging/Committee|  FPC]]  to approve our initial packaging guidelines
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| Mediawiki conversion
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| NicolasMailhot
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| Do a first pass on the SIG wiki to fix conversion breakage
 
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| Make the SIG appealing || [[Artwork/DesignService|  Artwork team]]  || Create a banner to identify Fonts SIG pages visually.
 
 
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== References ==
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[[Category:Fonts SIG|Tasks]]

Latest revision as of 09:44, 24 September 2011

Stuff that needs to be done

A page of the Fonts Special Interest Group

One-time tasks

Tasks with no referenced driver(s) are free for the taking. No one is currently working on them.

Task name Driver(s) Description
Consolidate existing font-related material Comb the wiki for existing font-related material, figure how to integrate it in the SIG space, ask permission from its authors, and move it there.
Clarify the wiki Rework the wiki pages Nicolas Mailhot wrote into something mere humans understand.
Fill an evangelism page Interview the groups that managed to get fonts released under a suitable license[1], and write some guidelines to help future similar efforts. Write a bit about what fonts should be promoted as web or document fonts and why.
Write core font packaging guidelines Add legacy core font guidelines to the packaging section.
Write console font packaging guidelines Add console bitmap font guidelines to the packaging section.
Complete the QA section Collect tips on how to identify what causes a particular text rendering problem, starting from this message and turn them into a nice wiki page so problem reporters can be autonomous.
Add design information to the dev section Use the material already posted in this thread and complete it if needed to write up guidance for new would-be free/libre font designers.
Complete the packaged list Get current font packagers to document their packages in the pipeline or do it in their stead.
Complete the localization matrix JensPetersen Get each language team to fill its part of the matrix.

Recurrent tasks

Those tasks will be valid as long as the SIG is active. Everyone can and should work on them.

Task name Description
Create fonts Work on font creation.
Liberate new fonts Evangelise free/libre fonts.
Identify new candidates to packaging Complete and fill wishes.
Package them Package new fonts and reference them as needing review.
Review new packages Work on the review list.
Identify problems Work on QA.
Fix problems Work on dev.

Completed tasks

Task name Driver(s) Description
Create SIG wiki space NicolasMailhot Put some material on the wiki to get the SIG into business.
Request mailing list creation NicolasMailhot Get the mailing lists the SIG needs created.
Get our legal page approved NicolasMailhot Have spot review and interface with our legal page.
Get our packaging policy approved NicolasMailhot Get FPC to approve our initial packaging guidelines.
Make the SIG appealing Artwork team Create a banner to identify Fonts SIG pages visually.
Mediawiki conversion NicolasMailhot Do a first pass on the SIG wiki to fix conversion breakage

References

  1. For example the Greek people involved in the freeing of MgOpen.


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