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Baris Erkus bariserkus at
Thu Jan 14 10:02:41 UTC 2021

On 13-Jan-21 11:36 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> On 1/13/21 2:27 PM, Baris Erkus wrote:
>> On 13-Jan-21 8:22 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
>>> Hi, everyone,
>>> We hope to release LyX 2.4.0 in the next couple months. Before then,
>>> there is some work that needs to be done on the documentation. If you've
>>> always wanted to contribute to LyX but haven't because you don't know
>>> how to code, then this is your chance!
>>> The main task that needs doing is to copy the changes made in the
>>> English documentation over into the Spanish, French, German, and
>>> Japanese manuals, so that the translators can do translate it. You do
>>> NOT have to speak one of these languages to do this (though that might
>>> be helpful). It really is just a matter of going through the English
>>> manual, finding the new or changed material (which is marked with
>>> change-tracking), and pasting it into the other manuals. It's rote work,
>>> but important work nonetheless.
>>> Longer-term, we could also use someone to act as documentation manager
>>> during the 2.5 development cycle and to do this kind of work along the
>>> way. If you'd be interested in that job, please do let us know.
>>> Riki
>> Count me in.
> Thanks, Baris. We have someone doing Spanish. You want to choose a
> language?
> See here
> for some other details. Please feel free to ask whatever questions you
> may have.
> Riki
I can do whichever language is available. Where can I get the English 
manual for 2.4.x? Is it the one that comes with the install? Does it 
have tracking marks(I did not install it on this PC, so I cannot check 
it right now)? Please let me know how to proceed.


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