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#We don't do more than 1 big article a day and one small one
 
#We don't do more than 1 big article a day and one small one
 
#We are kind of informal - a little joke should be possible. But the dot is professional enough not to use the term hacker but developer instead. (tricky rule, this one, it's about balance I'd say. I wouldn't want the dot to get boring but it should be kind of decent still)
 
#We are kind of informal - a little joke should be possible. But the dot is professional enough not to use the term hacker but developer instead. (tricky rule, this one, it's about balance I'd say. I wouldn't want the dot to get boring but it should be kind of decent still)
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#We cover, as much as possible, al feature releases iof anything but very rarely development/maintenance releases except:
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      *SC (devel and maintenance)
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      *First new platform ports (devel)
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      *Really exciting new features
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      *Significant new application
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      *Maintenance releases which DO include new features (like Amarok)

Revision as of 14:25, 12 February 2010

  • List of Ideas for DOT articles.

Rules for dot-editors

  1. We always make sure articles are reviewed, preferably at least by one person reasonably fluent in English
  2. We always announce upcoming articles on dot-editors and put theinfo about the article (time to be published, reviewer) on top of the article
  3. We don't do more than 1 big article a day and one small one
  4. We are kind of informal - a little joke should be possible. But the dot is professional enough not to use the term hacker but developer instead. (tricky rule, this one, it's about balance I'd say. I wouldn't want the dot to get boring but it should be kind of decent still)
  5. We cover, as much as possible, al feature releases iof anything but very rarely development/maintenance releases except:
     *SC (devel and maintenance)
     *First new platform ports (devel)
     *Really exciting new features
     *Significant new application
     *Maintenance releases which DO include new features (like Amarok)

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