[NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Mon Oct 10 07:43:49 CEST 2016


On Sun, 9 Oct 2016, Aditya Mahajan wrote:

> On Sun, 9 Oct 2016, Jonas Baggett wrote:
>
>> The basic idea I have is a database of ConTeXt documents, where everyone 
>> can add his own documents. We have also to make it easy to find there 
>> insightful examples in ConTeXt that will help someone to achieve what he 
>> is trying to do. Then users, especially beginners, will less likely be 
>> stuck at one point and looking for hours for a solution and less help 
>> will be asked on the mailing list too.
>
> Recently, stackexchange started a similar project:
> https://blog.stackoverflow.com/2016/07/introducing-stack-overflow-documentation-beta/
>
> You can create a context tag and create example documents. The difficulty 
> with such projects, as usual, is to have a critical mass for others to 
> browse and contribute. One could start by "porting" existing examples from 
> the wiki, mailing list, tex.stackexchange, etc.

Scratch that. It seems that documentation tags can only be created for 
topics that are popular on stackoverflow (not stackexchange).

http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/328667/new-tags-and-documentation-beta

Aditya


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