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Re: Sponsor for project on alioth wanted

On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 19:58 +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> Dear all,
> As some of you might remember, some of the debian users on this list
> discussed a few weeks ago about the creation of documentation aimed at
> computer novices. One first step into this direction was the
> registration of a project with alioth (which we called novice-doc).
> Unfortunately the project was denied because I, as the submitter, am
> not a Debian developer. It was suggested by the alioth admins that with
> a Debian developer sponsoring the project we could get the approval
> before creating a package of our docs.
> If there is a Debian developer interested in sponsoring this project we
> would appreciate the support.

debian-mentor is the place, from what I recall.

> I would like to point out that this project is not meant to replace or
> compete with other docs (like the Debian Reference), but to provide
> an introduction to users without (significant) prior knowledge of
> Debian, Linux or even computers in general.
> Any comments appreciated.

I'd be willing to help you on the docs.
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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