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Documentation Team Meeting Minutes January 6th 2022 at 18:00 UTC.

Presents: Steve Fanning, Olivier


TDF Jitsi

Completed items:

Pending items:
AI: Join_The_Doc_Team.odp
    + Will review and enhance it (Dave)
AI: Consider a video (3 min) introducing doc team and doc tasks (OH)

AI:   + create an extension with macros for
         - clean direct formatting
         - clean bulleted and number list
         - sanity check of styles: detect non-official styles
             + add comment where it exist, prompt user...
         - extension can add a toolbar or submenu for ease of use
             + can also be part of chapter template
* Calc Functions Wiki
     + Call communities to work on translations
     + good starting point for community members on translation

Activities (recap)
    Ongoing work
    Review draft Calc Guide chapters
    Review Base guide
    Review draft Draw / Impress chapters
    Review Calc function wiki pages
    Address problems with Help (Olivier)

    + Published Draw Guide 7.2
    + Published Writer Guide 7.2 macOS edition
      + blog post

Topics and Discussion:
  Base Guide
  + Avoid to rewrite contents for no added value.
    + waste precious time of revisors.

  + Intermediate publication of the Base guide (Steve)
      + continuous updates of Base guide
      + borrow time-release idea from software developement
      + publish as available, correction in next publication
      + rev1, rev2, rev N
      + reset revisions at major release

  + Developers support for Base Guides
   + Lionel Elie Mamane is one of Base experts (
   + Robert Großkopf <>
   + more

Meeting ajourned
Next meeting : *THURSDAY* January 20th 2022 at 18:00 UTC.
Olivier Hallot
LibreOffice Documentation Coordinator
Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - Local Time: UTC-03:00
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