[OLPC library] [support-gang] Suggested Activity Chapter Structure
e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at
Sat Apr 7 11:28:37 EDT 2012
Ed was kind enough to create a quick template for this latest version of
the Activity structure at the bottom of the
which people can simply copy-paste into their newly created Activity
On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 10:48 AM, Christoph Derndorfer <
e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> Good morning everyone,
> I added a modified version of the chapter structure to
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Help_Activity_refresh#Suggested_Activity_Chapter_Structure which
> is based on a discussion with Walter.
> Personally I tend to believe that we should start thinking about locking
> this down as the canonical, full version for each Activity. Again, your
> milage may vary depending on the Activity and I don't think we should
> consider this to be the absolute law. But it's a good starting point and
> since it's day 2 of 5 we should stick to it and move on with writing text
> rather than discussing this for much more (at least that's my 2 eurocents).
> I'm on IRC (#olpc-help) and Skype in case anyone wants to get in touch
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 7:02 PM, Christoph Derndorfer <
> e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
>> Thanks a lot for the fast feedback.
>> @Caryl: "Using" for me is the more traditional manual-style (which we
>> have right now) and focuses on what the software does. I do believe that
>> this should be separate from the "Applying" or your "Learning with" (which
>> I much prefer over "Applying").
>> @Cherry: Given that the content we produce here won't just be available
>> in the form of the current Help Activity (but also on wiki pages, a
>> possible print edition, an online version, etc.) the length of a menu in
>> one of these options shouldn't dictate our content choices IMHO. Aside of
>> that: Which sections do you think we should consolidate?
>> @Tony: Similarly to my comment to Cherry I think that the alternative you
>> suggest might well be better suited for a specific artifact such as the
>> print edition but I do think there's a value to having "where to get it"
>> and "reporting bugs" on other artifacts such as w.l.o. Plus I also think
>> that the "where to get it" information (most likely pointing towards ASLO)
>> is useful as it's a place to get updates, etc. while the Control Panel's
>> Update functionality isn't completely doing its job.
>> Just my 2 eurocents,
>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 6:52 PM, <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
>>> I added an abbreviated alternative at the wiki
>>> Deleted things like where to get it and reporting bugs
>>> > > Good structure, but it is a bit long. Some people will feel that
>>> > > need to have every topic. Also, prefer to use "Learning With
>>> > > instead of "Using <Activity>" or "Applying <Activity>." Learning is
>>> > > this is all about... right?
>>> > > Caryl
>>> Library mailing list
>>> Library at lists.laptop.org
>> Christoph Derndorfer
>> volunteer, OLPC (Austria) [www.olpc.at]
>> editor, OLPC News [www.olpcnews.com]
>> contributor, TechnikBasteln [www.technikbasteln.net]
>> e-mail: christoph at derndorfer.eu
> Christoph Derndorfer
> volunteer, OLPC (Austria) [www.olpc.at]
> editor, OLPC News [www.olpcnews.com]
> contributor, TechnikBasteln [www.technikbasteln.net]
> e-mail: christoph at derndorfer.eu
volunteer, OLPC (Austria) [www.olpc.at]
editor, OLPC News [www.olpcnews.com]
contributor, TechnikBasteln [www.technikbasteln.net]
e-mail: christoph at derndorfer.eu
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