Documentation Community Team Meeting (April 2023)

  • Date: 2023-04-03

  • Time: 19:00 UTC

  • This HackMD:

  • Discourse thread (for April)

  • Meeting reports (the latest one might be an unmerged PR)

  • Calendar event: (send your e-mail to Mariatta for an invitation)

  • How to participate:

    • Go to Google Meet and ask to be let in.

    • To edit notes, click the “pencil” or “split view” button on the HackMD document. You need to log in (e.g. with a GitHub account).

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Roll call

(Name / @GitHubUsername)

  • Petr Viktorin (@encukou)

  • Mariatta (@mariatta)

  • CAM (@CAM-Gerlach)

  • Hugo (@hugovk)

  • Joanna (@jablonskidev)

  • Ned (@nedbat)


Welcome Joanna

Reports and celebrations


  • Netlify preview links are in

  • Docs Editorial [Board?]

    • There’s editorial board (who’s in it, how to get the “authority”)

  • More feedback, input and questions from Joanna, hopefully!

    • what’s blocking people from contributing?

      • time, money

      • is there problem with some part of process

      • CAM: has been productive, but still have time & money constraints

      • lack of direction, authority

      • impostor syndrome, what can we do?

      • Needs organization, we can do something about it

      • Funding: some programs exist like Season of Docs

      • Contributing to docs is considered second class. (It is not here).

    • volunteering

      • we can’t tell people what to do, but we can guide and direct them.

  • potential tasks/issues for PyCon US sprint

    • moving PEP 636

  • who wants to volunteer to be the authority of editorial?

Python Project Documentation

Relating to,,, etc.

Followups from last month(s)?

Next meeting

The docs team generally meets on the first Monday of every month.

We have a recurring Google Calendar event for the meeting. Let Mariatta know your email address and she can invite you.