Sep 12 – 14, 2022
Europe/Dublin timezone

Documentation for OpenPrinting projects

Sep 14, 2022, 5:30 PM
"Meeting 1&2" (Clayton Hotel on Burlington Road)

"Meeting 1&2"

Clayton Hotel on Burlington Road

Open Printing MC Open Printing MC


Till Kamppeter (OpenPrinting / Canonical) Aveek Basu


Good documentation is something neglected a lot in the free software world. One is driving the coding of certain projects quickly forward to get something which actually works and one can try it out. One wants to get one's new library finally released. But how should people know how to use it? Documentation! CUPS is well documented, but cups-filters (and pappl-retrofit) lack API documentation. Also the user documentation on the sites of distributions like Debian or SUSE are often much better than our upstream documentation. Here we will discuss how to solve this. API documentation generators for libraries? Upstreamizing documentation from distros to OpenPrinting? …?

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Till Kamppeter (OpenPrinting / Canonical) Aveek Basu

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