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Re: Proposed Doc Sprint in Los Angeles

From: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
Date: Wed, 8 May 2013 00:09:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CACCmPHzXq2X+_XPfQdUPX8TgPLcr91vvMCYBJ0+n6_Q4v9kBYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>
Cc: Wendy <wendymoltrup@gmail.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hi Janet,
We have not made great progress with the "doc sprint in a box" idea, but in
the meantime, always happy to jump on a call to help out (although I am
pretty much heads down until after Google I/O next week).
Wendy: what time frame are you looking at and have you already attended
some other Doc Sprints?
In LA, I would definitely reach out to the nice folks of the HTML5 User
group there to get some help: http://www.meetup.com/HTML5-CSS3-LA/.

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com> wrote:

>  On 5/7/13 12:26 AM, Wendy wrote:
> Good evening:
> I wanted to garner interest in a Doc Sprint in the Los Angeles area. I am new to Web Platform Docs, so I am also looking for someone to help facilitate the group and walk us through the basics of how to participate.
> Hi Wendy! and Welcome!
> Have you had a chance to create an account on the site, and take a look at
> the Editor's Guide? I just learned from Doug that the account confirmation
> mechanism was temporarily broken, so if you were unable to confirm, please
> try again.
> It would be great if you could participate  in a doc sprint before taking
> on trying to organize one, so that you get a feel for what they're like.
> Unfortunately, we don't have confirmed plans for any doc sprints before
> October in Amsterdam. There are a few tentative plans that may yet firm up:
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Community/Community_Events
> However, we are embarking on a series of online events we're calling "Web
> Platform Wednesdays":
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Meta:web_platform_wednesday
> Our first attempt at this will be tomorrow:
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Meta:web_platform_wednesday/2013-05-08
> I know it's short notice, but if you have some time to pitch in, that
> would be a great way to get your feet wet. We'll have folks on hand in IRC
> to help guide the process, so you can ask any questions that you have.
> Regarding running doc sprints, we have a few recommendations, but we need
> to do more knowledge-capture:
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Doc_Sprints
> Peter Lubbers has talked about putting together a "Doc sprint in a box"
> set of resources for doc sprint organizers, but I don't know how far along
> that effort is. (PING: Peter?)
> --
>  Janet Swisher <jREMOVEswisher@mozilla.com>
> Mozilla Developer Network <https://developer.mozilla.org>
> Developer Engagement Community Organizer
Received on Wednesday, 8 May 2013 07:10:25 UTC

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