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Re: [gnu-soc] ['sttaylor' via Google Summer of Code Mentors List] [GSoC

From: Darshit Shah
Subject: Re: [gnu-soc] ['sttaylor' via Google Summer of Code Mentors List] [GSoC Mentors] Announcing Season of Docs 2019
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 08:31:35 +0100
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I am at least partially interested in this. Better documentation, and one that
is preferably more accessible to non-developers will go a long way in improving
the useability of our tools.

* John Sullivan <address@hidden> [190313 08:29]:
> Are we interested in this?
> -john

> From: 'sttaylor' via Google Summer of Code Mentors List
>  <address@hidden>
> To: Google Summer of Code Mentors List
>  <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:32:46 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: [GSoC Mentors] Announcing Season of Docs 2019
> Reply-To: sttaylor <address@hidden>
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> We’re delighted to announce the inaugural year of Season of Docs, a Google 
> program that fosters collaboration between open source projects and 
> technical writers. Season of Docs is similar to Summer of Code, but with a 
> focus on open source documentation and technical writers. Details are on 
> our website: 
> <>.
> Would you like to take part as an open source mentor in the inaugural year 
> of Season of Docs? Open source organizations can start thinking now about 
> the projects you’d like a technical writer to work on. Take a look at the 
> examples 
> of project ideas 
> <>. Reach 
> out to your community members to see who’d like to be a mentor for Season 
> of Docs. As a mentor, you don’t need technical writing skills. Instead, 
> you're a member of the open source organization who knows the value of good 
> documentation and who is experienced in open source processes and tools. 
> See the guidelines on working with a technical writer 
> <>.
> Organization applications open on April 2, 2019. See the full timeline 
> <> on the Season 
> of Docs website.
> >From April 30, Technical writers can explore the list of participating open 
> source organizations and their project ideas. Technical writers bring their 
> skills in designing and developing documentation to the open source 
> organization. Technical writer applications open on April 30. The list of 
> accepted technical writing projects is announced on July 30. 
> Please do tweet and blog about Season of Docs if you’d like to share the 
> news. We want as many people to know about it as possible. We’ve provided 
> logos that you can download and some example content on the press page 
> <>.
> We’re looking forward to an exciting pilot of the Season of Docs program!
> If you have any questions about the program, please email us at 
> address@hidden
> Best regards
> Sarah Maddox, Andrew Chen and the Season of Docs team
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Thanking You,
Darshit Shah
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