Doc Sprints

Doc sprints are intended to be virtual meetings amongst documentation committers and contributors, where discussion about the documentation project can be held, general PR busting, or other relevant stuff.

Planned Doc Sprints

June 17, 2013 in #bsddocs on EFnet and at the Open Help Conference.

Updated agenda and action items are at




Availability (UTC)



in person 12:00 - 22:00

Alan Jude

15:00 - 22:00



in person 12:00 - 22:00



in person 14:00 - 22:00

Agenda items

If something you want to discuss is missing, add it here:

* profiling/merging discussion (and plan forward for where to commit changes)

* assign work items for the Handbook and coordinate

* update Table 4 at PublishedFormats

* commit outstanding changes to FDP Quick Start Guide DONE

* update "4.2.7. Links" so that it is correct

* hammer out which style of tags to use (e.g. should <filename> tags include class="directory", etc.?)

* update to reflect our conventions for the commonly found Handbook inconsistencies

* commit outstanding additions to the Style Guide at

* fix and close PRs

* discussion on how to coordinate pre- and post- release marketing

Previous Doc Sprints


Time (UTC)


August 13, 2012

Held during OpenHelp 2012, resulted in textproc/publican being ported

June 23, 2012

13:00 - 22:00

results from the June 23 sprint

September 5, 2011

08:00 - 22:00

results from the September 5 sprint

June 6, 2011

08:00 - 22:00

results from the June 6 sprint

DocSprints (last edited 2017-09-18 13:29:42 by KubilayKocak)