[Linux-aus] Inflection Point - A Strategic Plan for Linux Australia
aj at erisian.com.au
Thu Jan 7 01:17:47 AEDT 2016
On Wed, Jan 06, 2016 at 07:18:38PM +1100, Hugh Blemings wrote:
> But for these same people working out the process to contribute via a git
> repository, when coupled with the inevitable pressures of day to day life,
> will quickly see their desire to be involved fall into the too hard basket.
Committing the document to a git repository is pretty trivial these days:
An open source advocacy organisation should be advocating open source
approaches, not dismissing them as too hard for normal people.
> We are, to a person, an excellent community, but not always deeply
> conversant in the tools - let us continue the discussion in it's current
> "easy to use" form and move to the worthy, but more exotic methods in due
Open source tools for authoring a document are not "exotic". It's 2016
for heaven's sake. If you don't want to stick stuff in markdown in git
 there's wikis, etherpad, drupal, wordpress, and, of course, just
sending an email.
(I'll also note that the google doc currently has it's revision history
disabled, at least when I try to access it. I got what looked like a
server error earlier, so I'm assuming it's a bug. You know, the sort
of thing you could at least conceivably do something about with free
 Like LA already does, btw:
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