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The Launchpad Documentation Team is a community team that helps ensure there's accurate help material about Launchpad, including: The [[https://launchpad.net/~launchpad-doc|Launchpad Documentation Team]] is used to grant edit access to the [[https://help.launchpad.net|help wiki]] and the [[https://dev.launchpad.net/|dev wiki]]. Please [[https://edge.launchpad.net/~launchpad-doc/+join|join the team]] if you would like to edit wiki pages.
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 * the Launchpad user guide and help wiki
 * Launchpad user interface text
 * the [[https://launchpad.net/+tour|Launchpad tour]].
We generally approve all requests to join. We would only deny a request if it came from a known vandal or spammer (and of course, we will immediately remove from the team anyone who spams the wiki).
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You can help by:

 * filing bugs about Launchpad help materials: useful if there's a mistake you don't have access to fix or you feel there's a page or section missing from the help wiki
 * correcting obvious mistakes: you can fix typos etc on most help wiki pages
 * creating draft pages: if you want to suggest major changes or the content for brand new pages, create a draft on the help wiki - e.g. ```DocTeam/Draft```

= Joining the team =

If you want to use the Launchpad documentation mailing list and also register your interest in helping to shape the future of Launchpad's help materials, [[https://launchpad.net/~launchpad-doc|join the team]] in Launchpad.

= What we're working on =

You can see what help materials the Launchpad team and the community Launchpad documentation team are working on by viewing milestones associated with the [[https://launchpad.net/launchpad-documentation|Launchpad Documentation project]].

= Our materials =

 * [[DocTeam/UserGuide|What we're planning for the Launchpad user guide]]
 * the [[DocTeam/StyleGuide|Launchpad Help style guide]] and [[DocTeam/StyleGuide/UserGuideTemplate|user guide template]]

If you haven't already, you should sign up for the [[http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/launchpad-users|launchpad-users]] mailing list.

= Who to speak to =

If you've got any questions, ping ```mrevell``` in ```#launchpad``` or mail feedback@launchpad.net
'''''NOTE:''' This team formerly had a much broader mandate: to improve Launchpad's help material. However, that mandate is now shared across the entire Launchpad community, so discussions about documentation should take place in the usual community forums: the [[https://launchpad.net/~launchpad-dev|Launchpad Dev]] mailing list or in the [[irc://irc.freenode.net/#launchpad-dev|#launchpad-dev IRC channel]]. The [[https://launchpad.net/~launchpad-doc|Launchpad Documentation Team]] team is now just a gateway to wiki edit access (we had some spam and vandalism problems in the wikis, unfortunately, so we had to discontinue open editing).''

Overview

The Launchpad Documentation Team is used to grant edit access to the help wiki and the dev wiki. Please join the team if you would like to edit wiki pages.

We generally approve all requests to join. We would only deny a request if it came from a known vandal or spammer (and of course, we will immediately remove from the team anyone who spams the wiki).

NOTE: This team formerly had a much broader mandate: to improve Launchpad's help material. However, that mandate is now shared across the entire Launchpad community, so discussions about documentation should take place in the usual community forums: the Launchpad Dev mailing list or in the #launchpad-dev IRC channel. The Launchpad Documentation Team team is now just a gateway to wiki edit access (we had some spam and vandalism problems in the wikis, unfortunately, so we had to discontinue open editing).

DocTeam (last edited 2021-05-27 14:22:16 by cjwatson)