Re: comprehensive documentation

From: Jason Boxman (
Date: 2002-08-28 20:31:31 UTC

On Wednesday 28 August 2002 04:25 pm, Brian Capouch wrote:
> Jason Boxman wrote:> On Wednesday 28 August 2002 06:18 am,

> I can "semi-volunteer" some students enrolled in my software engineering
> class. Each must perform 5 hours of "community service" over the course
> of the semester, and such things as doing documentation of open source
> efforts counts and is encouraged.

I imagine they're looking forward to that. ;) Documentation is definately a good thing, though.

> They are not experts in the subject domain, though; I can get them
> started and give them pointers to existing documents. But there will of
> necessity need to be someone of some degree of authority who can work
> with them to verify that their work is correct and helpful.

I assume you've got a machine or two running HostAP there, then?

> If anyone is interested in such an approach, please let me know.
> DocBook is in fact a possibility for us; there is some knowledge and
> experience in its use floating around here.

That sounds excellent. I'm actually in need of some DocBook knowledge myself. Should I install LyX for that? I've heard of people simply doing it by hand as well.

> Thanks.
> B.


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