Looking for an editor for FreeRADIUS documentation

bjlockie at lockie.ca bjlockie at lockie.ca
Thu Jun 10 20:34:31 CEST 2010

> On Tue 18 May 2010, Alan DeKok wrote:
>> Nyamul Hassan wrote:
>> > Not meaning any disrespect to the "paid" offer, you could also
>> > reconsider to put up the current documentation in a "Wiki" style
>> > webpage, and from there everyone can work on the text that they think
>> > needs reworking.
>>   We already have a Wiki.  Few people edit it.  We already have a
>> publicly available "doc" directory.  Few people submit changes.
>>   Putting the existing docs into a Wiki won't magically make people
>> submit changes.
>>   We're looking for an editor.  All we want is someone who can organize
>> and format the existing documentation.  There is no need for "in depth"
>> knowledge of RADIUS.  There is no need for to write *new* documentation.
>>   That is work which is normally seen as "not fun".  But it's needed.
>> Therefore, the offer to pay for services rendered.
> Yes. I'll second Alan on this. It was my idea to setup the wiki, and I
> spent
> a LOT of time on it for a year or so, but have unfortunately not seen as
> much
> input from the community as we will have liked. (Although there are a
> notable
> few people who have done some work at various times... You know who your
> are..Thanks.)
> If there is only going to be a small group of people editing the docs, git
> and RST work much better than a wiki, and save maintaing both mediawiki
> and
> an SQL server :-)

What file format is the documentation in and roughly how big is it?
I'm a technical writer and I'm interested.

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