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Subject: Re: Contributing to the manual?

Re: Contributing to the manual?

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 05:35:44 +0100

Professional overtone?

Everything I have written for Rockbox has been extensively documented in
text - but I would not expect that to be considered the public-facing side
of our documentation.

>Speaking of improving the manual, what is the benefit of having a PDF manual
>over a TXT manual?
>I do appreciate someone providing the manual in Text, but why would the PDF
>format be preferred by anyone in the first place?Glenn
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Aman Singer" <>
>To: "'Rockbox development'" <>
>Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 9:02 PM
>Subject: Contributing to the manual?
>Hi, all.
>I have, in the past few days, sent out a few messages to a list of
>blind people, attempting to explain the new voice UI functionality in
>Rockbox and responding to questions on how to use it. Considering that I'm
>personally benefiting from this quite a bit, I'd like to contribute to it in
>some way, and am wondering if I could attempt to write a voice UI section
>for the manual, if such a section is envisioned, and if the voice UI is to
>be included in the next stable release? The reason I ask this is that there
>may well be people working on this already, or people with more expertise in
>writing manuals may be assigned to write the whole manual.
>I'm afraid the contributing documents only put forward contribution
>conventions for source, and not for manuals/documentation. What are the
>conventions, and who should one contact, for contributions to the manual?

Received on 2004-04-01

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