[Members] XEPs needing proofreading

Kevin Smith kevin.smith at isode.com
Mon Dec 8 10:54:15 UTC 2014


Arc - I’m very sorry, I’d hoped to be able to be involved in this, but don’t have 15 minutes to spare for the next few weeks. I hope other folks are willing to help.

/K

> On 3 Dec 2014, at 15:07, Arc Riley <arcriley at gmail.com> wrote:
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> TLDR;
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> Please nominate XEPs you think could use proofreading or which, by proofreading, would make a good introduction to XMPP.
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> WHY;
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> We're starting day 3 of Google Code-in 2014, which is a 7 week contest for students ages 13-17.  The students have so far completed 25 tasks.
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> Tasks are "bite-sized" FOSS-related projects which may include code, documentation, graphic design, research, user interface design.. even helping other students learn something.  We include in our task list a pretty broad range of tasks related to our work - http://gci.copyleftgames.org/tasks/
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> I would like to include XEP proofreading as a set of documentation tasks.  Finding and identifying grammatical mistakes, examples which could be clearer or added, sections which are confusing and may need to be explained better.
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> The XEPs need not have anything to do with Copyleft Games, by proofreading they'll be learning more about XML and XMPP which will help them take on more challenging projects.
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> The XSF is also under absolutely no obligation to actually use their work in any way, though it'd be quite awesome to do so and perhaps recruit a long-term contributor this way.
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> I'll post the first batch of 5 XEP tasks by Friday and, if the students show interest in them, we can post more.
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> If you'd like to help further by reviewing their proofreading work, it'd also be great to get more XMPP mentors signed up.  Reviewing generally takes 10-15 minutes per task.  Google will even send you a "Mentor" tshirt as thanks.
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