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[EP-tech] Re: Community Contribution Day
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It would be great if we could span the world with the community contribution day -- how active is the community in the antipodes?
Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
> On 22 Oct 2015, at 23:12, Monica Wood <Monica.Wood at utas.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> I know that I have tried to go and update the wiki at one point, but I
> couldn?t make an account to do so. I assumed only staff were allowed to
> update things and left it.
> How does one go about getting access to edit the wiki?
> I?m very happy to share everything I do/learn on our own repository.
> Monica Wood
> Library Systems Officer
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> On 22/10/2015 9:17 pm, "Field A.N." <af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>> As mentioned in my previous email, I'd like to organise a day on which
>> the community can contribute to EPrints. Typically, these days are run
>> with the coders doing EPrints development, but I think that every member
>> of the EPrints community has something to offer.
>> * Perhaps you have some internal documentation that you could get up on
>> the wiki
>> * Do you understand an aspect of EPrints well enough to improve the
>> * Are you a developer? How about verifying pull requests or fixing
>> * Could you make a video walking us through how you do something in
>> * Are you really good at organising? Can you make a list of jobs that
>> could be done on the day and act as a dispatcher?
>> * Can you help people get started -- there might be a lot of
>> willingness, but contributors may need to be introduced to our systems
>> (e.g. wiki accounts and best practices).
>> * Could you take a look at existing wiki pages and classify pages as
>> Good / Needs Improvement / Needs Removal?
>> These are just some ideas of what could get done on the day (and in the
>> run-up). On the day, we will coordinate online in some way (suggestions,
>> anyone), and hopefully achieve the following:
>> * Improve EPrints
>> * Improve the Documentation
>> * Strengthen the Community
>> * Create a Model for Future Contribution Days
>> Please have a look at your calendars for the last three weeks of
>> November and mark your availability on this doodle:
>> Adam Field
>> Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
>> EPrints Services
>> +44 (0)23 8059 8814
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