LinuxWorld: What Do Newbies Need to Make the Switch to GNU/Linux?
Jun 14, 2004, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I am happy to tell you that GrokDoc, the web site for our
community usability study of GNU/Linux newbies--applying free and
open source ideals to documentation--has been set up. It's here,
and it's a wiki format, because that is what most of you said you
thought would work the best. We've got it set up to begin, and now
it's ready for you to do your part, the actual study.
"Our goal is to find out what newbies need to make the switch to
GNU/Linux and then to create a useful manual on basic tasks that
new users will find simple and clear and easy to follow, using what
we learn from our study..."