Oneiric

This page lists the DocumentationTeam's main objectives for the Oneiric development cycle leading to the release of Ubuntu 11.10.

Some objectives remain at a brainstorming stage and are under discussion in this thread on the ubuntu-doc mailing list.

Strategy and Future Directions

Task

Specification/Discussion

Status

Discuss on-disk vs. web-based help strategy, including plans for help.ubuntu.com

Clarify workflows for improving consistency of desktop terminology

For on-disk help, determine preferred help topic layout / best practices

Refine team tools and processes to make ours a more complete technical communication platform

Discuss the need for documentation of touch-based interfaces

Team and Community

Task

Specification/Discussion

Status

Update docs team wiki pages

Increase outreach and team visibility - twitter/blogs/team reports

Documentation Updates

Task

Specification/Discussion

Status

Work with upstream Gnome to write Ubuntu-specific conditional help for Ubuntu apps

Review/update documentation for apps installed by default (including Ubuntu One help)

Depending on 11.10 setup, look to convert System Settings help to discuss Gnome Control Center 3

Convert the useful parts of the old Desktop Guide to the new one

Document Unity2d fallback

Documentation Infrastructure (Launchpad, packaging, etc.)

Task

Specification/Discussion

Status

Move translation framework to launchpad.net/ubuntu-docs rather than launchpad.net/ubuntu

Done

Move 11.04 docs to ubuntu-docs package

On mailing list

in bzr, packaging help needed

Move the Server Guide to its own branch in Launchpad

On mailing list

Done

Ship gnome-user-docs as a mostly vanilla Gnome upstream package for users of gnome-shell

On mailing list

Ready in bzr

Possible hosting of translated docs on help.ubuntu.com

ML1 and ML2

Upkeep / Maintenance

Task

Specification/Discussion

Status

Natty stable release updates

Work to get corrections from Ubuntu back to Gnome

Update help.ubuntu.com to reflect current Ubuntu branding

589057 (also see 568347)

Complete review of Launchpad bugs

Serverguide bugs moved. Other bugs need to be inspected.

Lucid stable release updates

Lucid bugs, Lucid nominations

Maverick stable release updates

Maverick bugs, Maverick nominations

In progress, pending translations

Remove browser-startpage? (currently not used by Firefox or Chromium, used by Epiphany )

DocumentationTeam/SystemDocumentation/Tasks/Oneiric (last edited 2011-06-08 10:10:20 by chrisdruif)