Re: Looking for a technical writer to update the Debian Handbook
- Date: Fri, 3 May 2019 21:53:54 +0000
- From: "Andrew M.A. Cater" <amacater@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Looking for a technical writer to update the Debian Handbook
On 03/05/2019 12:25, Iván Alemán wrote:
> Hello Raphael,
> I can help with some chapters if you don't find the technical writer.
> Will contact you directly.
> On Fri, 3 May 2019 at 12:25, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@xxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:hertzog@xxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> Roland and I, the authors of the Debian Administrator's Handbook
> debian-handbook), we have not managed to update the book for Debian
> 9 and
> I don't want this to happen again for Debian 10 buster.
> I'm thus looking for a technical writer that would be willing to update
> the book for Debian 10. This work would be paid by Freexian thanks to
> the donation that we are collecting on https://debian-handbook.info/get/
> (and thanks to the sales on lulu.com <http://lulu.com>).
> The ideal candidate would be someone who:
> - loves the Debian OS and knows the ecosystem very well
> - has experience with system administration of Debian servers
> (the book covers many common services)
> - has good English writing skills
> - is not afraid to edit Docbook XML in a text editor
> - can emit invoices to Freexian for the work done
> - can commit enough time to the task in the upcoming months
> (trying to get the book entirely updated for the buster release)
> If you want to have a look at the project, it's hosted on salsa:
> If you are interested, please get back to me and we can discuss this
> in more details.
> If you don't have enough time to update the entire book, but would be
> willing to update some chapters, please get in touch anyway, we might be
> able to share the work between multiple persons.
> Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
> Support Debian LTS: https://www.freexian.com/services/debian-lts.html
> Learn to master Debian: https://debian-handbook.info/get/
Not much time - use and love Debian, am system administrator. Can proof
read if this helps. Would do this for no salary.