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Re: Call for info writers
It is fine but very dry here in Tokyo.
>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.04527]
>>>>> Romain FRANCOISE <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The snow began to fall tonight, so my other plans were cancelled. I
> have therefore had time to proofread the nodes by YAMATO-san and this
> node about Gnus, it is excellent work!
> Please keep these guidelines in mind, though:
> - write at the present tense. No future, no past tense.
> - write actively, as in "You can do this" or "We have added that"
Ok. I am looking them over again.
;; Tense of Japanese is very ambiguous, so it is cut out for
;; time-traveling novels. ;-)
> - put @findex and @vindex at the exact place where the function is
> described in a node, i.e. in the @table @kbd and not at the top level
> of the node. And put it only once. :)
> It makes more easily readable documentation.
I see. Let's do in this way? When there's a detailed
explanation of a variable in a section, we put a @vindex there.
Otherwise, we put a @vindex in the "Customizable Options"
section. We do the same for @findex.
> My diff is ~420 lines long right now since I had to rewrite some
> paragraphs completely, I even had difficulty understanding what the
> author meant at some places. I also tried to follow Yamaoka-san's style
> and be a little less rigorous, I like funny documentation too. I hope
> it's not a problem. ;)
> I'll send this patch tomorrow along with the nodes I promised.
Katsumi Yamaoka <email@example.com>