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This page is a source of news in English about the news of the FLOSS Manuals language communities.
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FLOSS Manuals, true to its name, produces manuals for free software applications. The manuals themselves are freely licensed and often written in book sprints. This January, as part of the Transmediale festival in Berlin, FLOSS Manuals attempted its first non-manual booksprint — a...
Mit fünf Mitstreitern hat Adam Hyde in nur fünf Tagen ein Buch verwirklicht - von der Idee bis zur Druckversion. Ein Beispiel für "Free Culture" und "Kollaboration".von MEIKE LAAFF
BERLIN taz | Fünf Tage, sechs Menschen und eine Software: Für Adam Hyde reicht das aus, um ein Buch von der Idee bis zur druckfertigen Version entstehen zu lassen. Klingt irre? Das glauben auch viele Verleger, sagt Hyde und schüttelt die kleingelockte graue Haarmähne. "Die glauben das nicht einmal, wenn man ihnen das fertige...
Adam Hyde heads up FLOSS Manuals, a nonprofit foundation focused on the creation of open-source, how-to documentation that addresses how to use free software. FLOSS
[and Hyde's experience with it] has been documented somewhat extensively online, and I was fortunate to get to ask him a handful of questions about what he's learned along the way. He has been extremely generous in...
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FLOSS Manuals sprints to build quality free documentationDecember 23, 2008 (2:00:00 PM) - 2 years, 8 months ago
By: Scott Nesbitt
Documentation is one area in which free/libre/open source software (FLOSS) is weakest. A project called FLOSS Manuals is trying to remedy this situation. The idea behind the project is to create quality, free documentation for free software.FLOSS Manuals is the brainchild of digital artist Adam Hyde. Hyde doesn't have...
No #!@&! Documentation?...More OSS Tutorials Than You Can Shake a Stick At
by Sam Dean - Dec. 23, 2008
Linux.com has an interesting item up today on FLOSS Manuals, an effort to produce comprehensive, free documentation for popular open source software titles. As the post notes, "documentation is one area in which free/libre/open source software (FLOSS) is weakest." That's true, and FLOSS Manuals looks like an excellent learning and reference resource for titles such as OpenOffice, Firefox, Audacity, Blender,...
FLOSSmanuals.net: A New Wiki Help Authoring/Publishing Tool Hybrid
September 5th, 2008
Flossmanuals.net is a new wiki help authoring/publishing tool hybrid that, as far as I know, is completely unique. The site is more than a wiki. It allows groups of authors to create specific...