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Re: WPD Proposal for OSCON?

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2013 13:16:28 -0800
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPr+qPfYVY17_7bfKZM24SAnPsG_ZEdr8oSKLOkcdQo60Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hi all,

If Peter Lubbers and I run it, would you be interested in having a doc
sprint on the Saturday following the conference?

+Scott



On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 11:29 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi, folks-
>
> Brilliant, Chris, thank you!
>
> I've submitted this pretty much as-is.
>
> I would be happy to add other people to this presentation, too, if anyone
> is interested in helping out. I think it would be great to have at least
> one of the stewards up there with me.
>
> Regards-
> -Doug
>
>
> On 2/4/13 8:39 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
>
>> Ok, how about this?
>>
>>
>> - Presentation title
>>
>> WebPlatform.org: a blueprint for open documentation?
>>
>> - Overview and extended descriptions of the presentation: main idea,
>> sub-topics, and conclusion
>>
>> WebPlatform.org is intended to be THE definitive documentation source
>> for client-side open web technologies, and to succeed at this goal,
>> the organizers felt that it had to be a shining example of what an
>> open source documentation project can be. To this end, we:
>>
>> * Made the community open: anyone can contribute to the project for
>> free, with whatever useful skills they have at their disposal *
>> Published the documentation on an open license: We chose CC BY as our
>> default license, with the aim of making the docs as reusable and
>> extensible as possible * Built the platform on open source
>> technologies such as MediaWiki and OpenStack, so that the site is
>> easy for anyone to fix, extend and improve
>>
>> We have already achieved much, getting many pages of useful
>> documentation up on the site, fixing many bugs, running doc sprints
>> round the world to help move forward, and fostering a
>> currently-small-but-passionate community of people who want to help
>> with the effort. But we've got a lot more to do.
>>
>> In this session we will talk about the community, the docs and the
>> infrastructure, looking at what has worked well and what has not been
>> so successful, to help others learn from our successes and mistakes.
>>
>> - Sample presenter-skills video (existing talk, or a web-cam sample)
>>
>> bleh?
>>
>> - Suggested track
>>
>> Community or Education
>>
>> - Speaker(s) expertise
>>
>> bleh?
>>
>> -Brief speaker biography
>>
>> bleh?
>>
>> - Suggested keyword tags
>>
>> webplatform, w3c, web, open standards, community, documentation
>>
>> Chris Mills Opera Software, dev.opera.com W3C Fellow, web education
>> and webplatform.org Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design"
>> (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
>>
>> On 4 Feb 2013, at 13:14, Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>>  I'm happy to jump on this now. I'll go through and work up a
>>> potential proposal, and mail it to the list for feedback in an hour
>>> or so.
>>>
>>> I can't make it to speak unfortunately, as this clashes with
>>> another talk I am already down to do. But happy to help the team
>>> prepare.
>>>
>>> Chris Mills Opera Software, dev.opera.com W3C Fellow, web education
>>> and webplatform.org Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design"
>>> (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
>>>
>>> On 4 Feb 2013, at 04:29, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hi, folks-
>>>>
>>>> Would someone like to help me put together a proposal for a
>>>> session on Web Platform Docs at OSCON [1]? I just found out that
>>>> the deadline is Monday (today).
>>>>
>>>> It could be a panel, or a single presenter.
>>>>
>>>> The topic area I think it would fit in would be "Open web, open
>>>> standards, and open data". The track could be Community or
>>>> Education.
>>>>
>>>> There are several different tacks we could take: what's worked,
>>>> what hasn't yet, where you plan to go further; what open source
>>>> software we used to build it (MediaWiki, OpenStack, etc.);
>>>> community aspects and how to get involved; etc.
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.oscon.com/**oscon2013/public/cfp/251<http://www.oscon.com/oscon2013/public/cfp/251>
>>>>
>>>> Regards- -Doug
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
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