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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] language corrections to Reference Guide (DocBook)

Good Morning Martin,

On Dienstag, 24. März 2015, 21:25:16 wrote Martin A. Brown:


I have used OBS. I like OBS very much. I might even have advocated
(or even evangelized) for a private instance of the OBS at some
point in my life. I now have some time to spend on improving
language and other aspects of the reference guide.

For now, I have limited myself to spelling errors, minor word choice
corrections and removing any linguistic awkwardness in English (not
everybody's native language). I have cloned the obs-docu repo from and will happily pass my contributions along.

already merged .... thanks a lot!

I plan to:

* beef up the section on concepts
* provide at least one (detailed?) example of a prj and prjconf

All of that is very welcome :)

However, you may want to draft something briefly to get some feedback
about the structure before spending too much time...

I might:

* spend some time on the description of the build environment and

I'm open to other suggestions for additions--and, in particular, if
there's stuff that has flown by here or is in the wiki that should
be included, please let me know.

On my personal list is to integrate this

into the book because I have to answer that frequently :)

Please be aware that some of the wiki pages are plain wrong(meanwhile) or not
IMHO not the good way to do something. Esp. regarding cross build
and source handling.

I am happy to help here as well of course to get this right.

And, finally, is this the appropriate venue for questions about the
reference documentation [0]?

It is the right place. Either here or on #opensuse-buildservice channel
on freenode.


[0] Did you like how I waited until the end to ask if this was the
right place? ;)

yep :)


Adrian Schroeter
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