maemo.org Bugzilla – Bug 4405
Hildon HIG needs native speaker review
Last modified: 2010-05-17 16:28:44 UTC
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It's not too bad, but the Hildon HIG needs to be reviewed by a native English
speaker. As should all your documents and announcements really.
This report is a bit vague due to its nature, but I can understand that you
don't have time to come up with a list of stuff to fix. :-/
please do us a favor and provide a url. i can actually deal w/ these, but it's
much easier if i get a url. heck, provide the url and assign it to me (not more
than 2 bugs at a time) and i'll deal w/ them.
i have four major flights in the coming 3 weeks, so i might have time on them.
I would also be interested to know where the source Docbook XML is, presuming
it's DocBook. That information should really be in a "Contributing" section in
the introduction or an appendix.
re comment #2: The URL is attached to the bug:
(In reply to comment #3)
> I would also be interested to know where the source Docbook XML is, presuming
> it's DocBook. That information should really be in a "Contributing" section in
> the introduction or an appendix.
I will discuss this with the documentation people, as I would like to publish
the currently private git repository, so that you guys can review it if you
I believe this is LaTeX not Docbook, and it's not yet available in an SCM
accessible outside Nokia.
No, if you look at the generated HTML, you can see that it's generated from
DocBook. Which makes sense, because they obviously used the GNOME HIG as a
Let's try crowd-sourcing the proof-reading of the HIG, section by section.
I have started by example, with the Introduction:
I will launch a call for contributions on maemo-community and on Talk.
Once we have a comprehensive review of the document, we will need to get the
changes reviewed by the document maintainers and integrated into the HIG
3 chapters reviewed so far. Thanks to qole!
Thanks to Soumya and Jarmo, the changes have now been integrated into the HIG
included in the Fremantle development guide available in the wiki at
Closing this bug as FIXED.
[Rearrangement of Documentation bug reports.]
Mass-moving old closed Developer Platform > Documentation tickets.
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