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Re: Zurich #WPDS is a wrap!

From: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2013 17:13:36 -0700
Message-ID: <CACCmPHy3iDmyMTbATuz724o6PhD+3W2Tx-vkV5qeTdped_C5Ww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andre Jay Meissner <ameissne@adobe.com>
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Great stuff, Jay!


On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 9:05 AM, Andre Jay Meissner <ameissne@adobe.com>wrote:

> The Zurich Web Platform Doc Sprint is a wrap!
>
> Pure stat hunters might have liked to see more attendees: 15 out of 31
> registrants attending resulted in a 52% no-show, which is pretty unusual
> for Switzerland; this was probably due to the current holiday season as
> well as the pouring (!) rain.
>
> But hey, this is clearly about quality not quantity, so let's talk more
> about the longest traveller to the sprint: Francesco, who came in from
> Rome, Italy. Or how about probably the youngest ever Doc Sprint attendee,
> Samarth (age 13), who made the script<http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/elements/script>tag shine on Web Platform Docs!
>
> The fifteen very motivated and skilled contributors were a fairly even mix
> of Web Platform veterans and newcomers, and got stuck in to a variety of
> tasks ranging from bug investigation to example coding and doc writing. We
> can report the following work stats:
>
> * 283 total edits
> * 8 CSS pages written: specific CSS accomplishments logged (as requested)
> at the [3] Web Platform Wednesday pages<http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Meta:web_platform_wednesday>
> * 11 HTML element pages written: dl, dd, dt, s, del, ins, center, meter,
> button, a, script
> * 4 HTML attribute pages written: id, required, type, target
> * 2 API pages written: VibrationAPI, Canvas Tutorial
>
> David Maciejewski from t3n Magazine attended, and, in addition to
> contributing edits to the site, wrote a nice (german) [4] review<http://t3n.de/news/web-platform-doc-sprint-zurich-490480/>about the sprint and its motives, encouraging the community to organize
> similar events.
>
> A huge thank you to all attendees of this Doc Sprint! Special thanks to
> Colab Zurich for the location sponsoring and handling the catering
> throughout the day, as well as Mozillas Chris Mills, contributor Rodney
> Rehm and Googles Mike West for joining as on-site experts - and all of you
> for helping to promote the event beforehand!
>
> *Jay
>
>
> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/html/elements/script
> [2] http://blog.webplatform.org/?p=626&preview=true
> [3] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Meta:web_platform_wednesday
> [4] http://t3n.de/news/web-platform-doc-sprint-zurich-490480/
>
>
>
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