Next steps for GeoNetwork docs using Season of Docs
In case you are unaware, OSGeo was allocated two Google Summer of
Code technical writer slots, of which the GeoNetwork project has
been allocated one, Swapnil Ogale, with GeoNetwork mentoring
coming from Byron, Jo, Paul, Maria, and a little Season of Docs /
OSGeo legwork from me.
Some background work has been done auditing docs, creating a
windows quickstart and creating howto and tutorial templates.
We have month left for Season of Docs, and we want to make sure
we can make good use of Swapnil's remaining time. (His wrap up
week starts 24 Feb).
If you have some bandwidth - we'd love Swapnil's writing
experience to amplify your GeoNetwork doc experience.
(Templates should be moved to git within next week and address
any feedback provided.)
* Provide track changes on a specific doc which needs improvement.
Doc updates can be provided in git or track changes in google docs
or similar. (We hope to add a Feedback form to our doc that can be
* Update an existing tutorial or howto (or write a new one) based
on templates above.
* Confirm an existing howto or tutorial is still technically
You don't need to be an excellent writer - for the next month we
have a technical writer who can help with that.
How Swapnil will help us:
* For next month, Swapnil will be reviewing howtos and
quickstarts we update and provide to him.
Are you interested? If so, please speak up.
Open Technologies and Geospatial Consultant
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