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Bug triager, occassional en_GB translator, .desktop file meddler, wikidoc editor, DocBook wrangler and Ubuntu user (of course). Interests in PyGTK development, documentation and usability. I'm currently studying Physics (with Astrophysics) at the University of Manchester, UK. Documentation guy, wiki editor, DocBook wrangler, former bug triager, occassional en_GB translator, erstwhile .desktop file meddler, and Ubuntu user (of course). My interests are in documentation, user assistance, usability and PyGTK development. I'm currently studying Astrophysics at the University of Manchester, UK.
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I'm an active member of the Doc Team, and spend most of my Ubuntu-time committing patches, closing bugs and helping-out mentoring students. I'm an active member of the Doc Team, and spend most of my Ubuntu-time committing patches, closing bugs and helping-out mentoring students. I also work with the [[http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gdp/|GNOME Documentation Project]].
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I'm a member of the bugsquad, although unfortunately I haven't been very active recently. I was a member of the bugsquad, but haven't been very active recently.
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 * A mentor in the [[DocumentationTeam/Mentoring|DocuMENTORS]] programme
 * Playing with the [[http://philbull.livejournal.com/43421.html|Welcome Centre]] concept
 * Helping out with [[http://live.gnome.org/ProjectMallard|Project Mallard]]
 * Analysing IRC logs, forum posts and website statistics to try and gauge the demand for certain documentation
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 * '''System documentation'''
  * [[https://help.ubuntu.com/]]
  * System -> Help and Support
 * '''GNOME manuals'''
  * Substantial updates to the GNOME [[http://library.gnome.org/users/user-guide/stable/|User Guide]]
  * Coordinating the writing or updating of several GNOME manuals
   * [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-doc/2008-March/010477.html|Empathy]]
   * [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-doc/2007-October/009734.html|Deskbar-Applet]]
   * [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-doc/2009-January/012345.html|Rhythmbox]]
 * '''DocuMENTORS'''
  * Worked on setting-up the [[DocumentationTeam/Mentoring|DocuMENTORS]] programme
  * Mentoring new contributors
 * '''Welcome Centre'''
  * Playing with the [[http://philbull.livejournal.com/43421.html|Welcome Centre]] concept
  * It never came to anything
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Some pages I'm using to test new ideas for the Help wiki: Some pages I'm using to test new ideas:
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 <<FullSearch([[Include(Philbull/Test/Gutsy)>>  <<FullSearch([[Include(Philbull/Test)>>

Documentation guy, wiki editor, DocBook wrangler, former bug triager, occassional en_GB translator, erstwhile .desktop file meddler, and Ubuntu user (of course). My interests are in documentation, user assistance, usability and PyGTK development. I'm currently studying Astrophysics at the University of Manchester, UK.

Documentation

I'm an active member of the Doc Team, and spend most of my Ubuntu-time committing patches, closing bugs and helping-out mentoring students. I also work with the GNOME Documentation Project.

Bugs

I was a member of the bugsquad, but haven't been very active recently.

Current Projects

  • Working on the system documentation and TopicBasedHelp

  • Helping out with Project Mallard

  • Analysing IRC logs, forum posts and website statistics to try and gauge the demand for certain documentation
  • Trying to get some material into Python Recipes

Past Projects

Testing

Some pages I'm using to test new ideas:

  • <<FullSearch(Your search query "[[Include(Philbull/Test" is invalid. Please refer to HelpOnSearching for more information.)>>


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