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@Shivanshu1086 Thanks for your interest! We haven't finalized the mentors for this project, so I'd suggest you continue working on other open tasks. :) See: good first task , Good first bugs and New Developers. If you have any questions, reach out to us on the Zulip Stream for GSoC 2020.
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@srishakatux I've accepted the GSoC invite and filled in my details; Also, sent you a request to coordinate on Outreachy. :)
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I believe we've addressed the first three points in T226018 and there is an ongoing effort to "Foster a community of supportive technical documentarians across our projects" -- Friends of the docs. :)
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@bd808 Would love to hear your thoughts on this. :)
The current state of categories are assessed here: Cloud VPS and Toolforge Categories
Implemented here: Template:Toolforge nav. :)
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Imported to GCI as https://codein.withgoogle.com/dashboard/tasks/5761819663138816/ =D
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Changes have been made here: Technical documentation prioritization.
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I'm not sure how long this task will take.
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@Aklapper I have played around a little with Phabricator locally, set up using MediaWiki vagrant roles.
As for video editing, I've referred to a few resources on screencasting including a handbook and the WTD video mentioned in your first comment, though I haven't yet created a complete screencast.
Taking inspiration from the same comment, I'd proposed updating WikiProject Screencast in GSoD and was hoping to create a screencast for MediaWiki before proceeding onto the WikiProject.
Srishti has asked me to check with you about this particular screencast saying you might have plans of working on it. :)
Jun 22 2019
@srishakatux Thank you!
I've made the following changes based on your comments:
- Mentioned the types of screencast templates and their use cases. (Deliverables, Timeline: Week 6)
- Added the task of creating a technical writer's hub. (Deliverables, Timeline: Week 5)
- Updated the proposal regarding hackathon tasks. (Timeline: Week 5)
I've re-read all the program rules thoroughly, and I shall let you know when the Phabricator screencast gets confirmed. :)
Pavithraes mentioned this in T226018: GSoD Proposal: Improve documentation for Wikimedia’s technical documentarians and videographers.
@Aklapper Please excuse me for including this task in my proposal before getting a confirmation. Would it be ok to work on this in Google Season of Docs?
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@Quiddity Thank you for the feedback!
Can this task be merged with T205167?
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@Quiddity Thank you. :)
As you mentioned splitting parts of this task into subtasks, I think many project ideas (besides templates and suggestions) at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Season_of_Docs/2019#Potential_technical_writing_projects_for_2019_season can also be fitting subtasks. Namely, ideas about a content collection strategy, https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Technical_documentation_prioritization, and creating a set of documentation user personas. Another suitable addition could be a checklist for technical documentation. (4th task in the table here: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Technical_Document_Re-working_Group/Wikimania_2018#Resources_for_building_and_supporting_technical_documentarian_community)
I tried addressing to some parts in https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:Pavithraes/Sandbox/New_Technical_Writers. All of the above might need some refining to avoid overlap and most can be merged into existing technical documentation pages.
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I'm interested in working on this task as a part of Google's Season of Docs 2019. I'd like to know if it would be acceptable to include it in my proposal.
Jun 8 2019
I'd like to confirm if the following screenshot is related to this task.