[support-gang] Need To Know: How to get the latest Help Activity on Macs and PCs???
kevin.mark at verizon.net
Tue Oct 25 21:08:51 EDT 2011
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 05:59:56PM -0700, Caryl Bigenho wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 20:46:23 -0400
> > Subject: Re: Need To Know: How to get the latest Help Activity on Macs and
> > From: walter.bender at gmail.com
> > To: cbigenho at hotmail.com
> > CC: devel at lists.laptop.org; support-gang at laptop.org; iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org
> > On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 8:39 PM, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi Walter,
> > >
> > > The Help Activity we want to work from is 11.3.0. It is version 13 and was
> > > updated by Bastien, David Farning, and Brian Jordan. I don't think they
> > > anything with the Turtle Art Activity. As far as I can see, the last work
> > > it was done in 2008 during, or soon after, the Book Sprint. I you have
> > > 11.3.0 running on an XO you can check it over and be sure of the status and
> > > contents.
> > I thought that the idea was to pull fresh content from the Wikibooks
> > we had written and that the TA book was one of the sources, hence I
> > updated it. I'll try downloading the latest help activity bits and
> > check them. Are they not available on ASLO?
> Yes, we would like to import the newest versions taken from updated manuals.
> That is what Tuukka is helping with. But even then, they may need some
> "tweaking" for the latest 11.3.0 Also, some that are much longer than the
> original SECTIONS may not be used in their entirety, but instead will be
> referenced with links. We are a bit concerned about space and don't want the
> Activity SECTIONS to be long enough to be a whole separate manual. The idea is
> to get folks off to a good start with an Activity and have them do one or 2
> projects. Then they can go to the Activity's own manual to learn more.
> Now, "true confessions," I am not familiar with the acronym "ASLO." What does
> it refer to and how can we use it to make the FLOSS manual revisions? Is it
> something we can use to read and edit the material on our laptops/
wrt 'ASLO', its an abbreviations to reference the website:
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