Newsgroup summaries

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Introduction

The MDC is working to provide a new service where, once (and only once) per week, volunteers construct and publish a summary of each Mozilla newsgroup's major discussions and decisions. I've created an example summary here.

The purpose of these summaries is to make it easier for everyone to stay aware of the major happenings in all groups without having to read all of the groups themselves.

These summaries would be initially created in this wiki, and then posted to the MDC DevNews weblog. These summaries will not be syndicated to Planet Mozilla at this time.

How to create a summary

If you would like to help create a newsgroup summary, the process is very simple:

  1. Pick the newsgroup you would like to summarize.
  2. Find that newsgroup's page on this list (below).
  3. On the newsgroup's page, create a link for for this week's summary page. See the mozilla.dev.planning page for an example. Note: Summaries should cover a one-week period from Monday through Sunday. Some overlap is ok.
  4. Create the summary, formatting it like this.
  5. When the summary is complete, ***SOMETHING HERE***

Groups to be summarized

mozilla.governance
mozilla.legal
mozilla.marketing
mozilla.dev.accessibility
mozilla.dev.ajax
mozilla.dev.apps.bugzilla
mozilla.dev.apps.calendar
mozilla.dev.apps.camino
mozilla.dev.apps.chatzilla
mozilla.dev.apps.dom-inspector
mozilla.dev.apps.firefox
mozilla.dev.apps.js-debugger
mozilla.dev.apps.minimo
mozilla.dev.apps.mozilla-suite
mozilla.dev.apps.other
mozilla.dev.apps.seamonkey
mozilla.dev.apps.thunderbird
mozilla.dev.apps.webtools
mozilla.dev.builds
mozilla.dev.documentation
mozilla.dev.embedding
mozilla.dev.extensions
mozilla.dev.general
mozilla.dev.i18n
mozilla.dev.l10n
mozilla.dev.mdc
mozilla.dev.mozilla-org
mozilla.dev.performance
mozilla.dev.planning
mozilla.dev.platform

mozilla.dev.quality
mozilla.dev.security
mozilla.dev.crypto
mozilla.dev.tech.css
mozilla.dev.tech.dom
mozilla.dev.tech.editor
mozilla.dev.tech.gfx
mozilla.dev.tech.html
mozilla.dev.tech.java
mozilla.dev.tech.javascript
mozilla.dev.tech.js-engine
mozilla.dev.tech.layout
mozilla.dev.tech.ldap
mozilla.dev.tech.mathml
mozilla.dev.tech.network
mozilla.dev.tech.nspr
mozilla.dev.tech.plugins
mozilla.dev.tech.rdf
mozilla.dev.tech.style
mozilla.dev.tech.svg
mozilla.dev.tech.widget
mozilla.dev.tech.xbl
mozilla.dev.tech.xforms
mozilla.dev.tech.xml
mozilla.dev.tech.xpcom
mozilla.dev.tech.xpinstall
mozilla.dev.tech.xslt
mozilla.dev.tech.xul
mozilla.dev.themes
mozilla.dev.usability
mozilla.dev.web-development

Notes

Technical questions and answers should not be included in these summaries -- these are for project discussions, decisions, announcements, and meeting notices. If there is a technical question in a newsgroup that you think should be in the MDC documentation, please write it up as a new article in this wiki. That sort of work is also very much appreciated.

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<ul><li> <b><a href="#How_to_create_a_summary">How to create a summary</a></b>
</li><li> <b><a href="#Groups_to_be_summarized">Groups to be summarized</a></b>
</li></ul>
<h3 name="Introduction"> Introduction </h3>
<p>The MDC is working to provide a new service where, once (and
only once) per week, volunteers construct and publish a summary of each Mozilla newsgroup's major discussions and decisions.  I've created an example summary <a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/Format">here</a>.
</p><p>The purpose of these summaries is to make it easier for everyone to stay aware of the major happenings in all groups without having to read all of the groups themselves.
</p><p>These summaries would be initially created in this wiki, and then posted to the <a class="external" href="http://developer.mozilla.org/devnews/">MDC DevNews</a> weblog.  These summaries will <i>not</i> be syndicated to <a class="external" href="http://planet.mozilla.org">Planet Mozilla</a> at this time.
</p>
<h3 name="How_to_create_a_summary"> How to create a summary </h3>
<p>If you would like to help create a newsgroup summary, the process is very simple:
</p>
<ol><li> Pick the newsgroup you would like to summarize.
</li><li> Find that newsgroup's page on <b><a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries#Groups_to_be_summarized">this list</a></b> (below).
</li><li> On the newsgroup's page, create a link for for this week's summary page.  See the <a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-planning">mozilla.dev.planning</a> page for an example.  <b>Note:</b> Summaries should cover a one-week period from Monday through Sunday.  Some overlap is ok.
</li><li> Create the summary, formatting it like <a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/Format">this</a>.  
</li><li> When the summary is complete, ***SOMETHING HERE***
</li></ol>
<h3 name="Groups_to_be_summarized"> Groups to be summarized </h3>
<table class="fullwidth-table">
<tbody><tr>
<td>
<p><a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-governance">mozilla.governance</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-legal">mozilla.legal</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-marketing">mozilla.marketing</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-accessibility">mozilla.dev.accessibility</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-ajax">mozilla.dev.ajax</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-bugzilla">mozilla.dev.apps.bugzilla</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-calendar">mozilla.dev.apps.calendar</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-camino">mozilla.dev.apps.camino</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-chatzilla">mozilla.dev.apps.chatzilla</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-dom-inspector">mozilla.dev.apps.dom-inspector</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-firefox">mozilla.dev.apps.firefox</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-js-debugger">mozilla.dev.apps.js-debugger</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-minimo">mozilla.dev.apps.minimo</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-mozilla-suite">mozilla.dev.apps.mozilla-suite</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-other">mozilla.dev.apps.other</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-seamonkey">mozilla.dev.apps.seamonkey</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-thunderbird">mozilla.dev.apps.thunderbird</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-apps-webtools">mozilla.dev.apps.webtools</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-builds">mozilla.dev.builds</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-documentation">mozilla.dev.documentation</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-embedding">mozilla.dev.embedding</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-extensions">mozilla.dev.extensions</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-general">mozilla.dev.general</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-i18n">mozilla.dev.i18n</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-l10n">mozilla.dev.l10n</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-mdc">mozilla.dev.mdc</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-mozilla-org">mozilla.dev.mozilla-org</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-performance">mozilla.dev.performance</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-planning">mozilla.dev.planning</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-platform">mozilla.dev.platform</a><br>
</p>
</td>
<td>
<p><a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-quality">mozilla.dev.quality</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-security">mozilla.dev.security</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-crypto">mozilla.dev.crypto</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-css">mozilla.dev.tech.css</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-dom">mozilla.dev.tech.dom</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-editor">mozilla.dev.tech.editor</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-gfx">mozilla.dev.tech.gfx</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-html">mozilla.dev.tech.html</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-java">mozilla.dev.tech.java</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-javascript">mozilla.dev.tech.javascript</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-js-engine">mozilla.dev.tech.js-engine</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-layout">mozilla.dev.tech.layout</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-ldap">mozilla.dev.tech.ldap</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-mathml">mozilla.dev.tech.mathml</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-network">mozilla.dev.tech.network</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-nspr">mozilla.dev.tech.nspr</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-plugins">mozilla.dev.tech.plugins</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-rdf">mozilla.dev.tech.rdf</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-style">mozilla.dev.tech.style</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-svg">mozilla.dev.tech.svg</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-widget">mozilla.dev.tech.widget</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-xbl">mozilla.dev.tech.xbl</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-xforms">mozilla.dev.tech.xforms</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-xml">mozilla.dev.tech.xml</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-xpcom">mozilla.dev.tech.xpcom</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-xpinstall">mozilla.dev.tech.xpinstall</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-xslt">mozilla.dev.tech.xslt</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-tech-xul">mozilla.dev.tech.xul</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-themes">mozilla.dev.themes</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-usability">mozilla.dev.usability</a><br>
<a href="en/Newsgroup_summaries/mozilla-dev-web-development">mozilla.dev.web-development</a><br>
</p>
</td>
</tr>
</tbody></table>
<h3 name="Notes"> Notes </h3>
<p>Technical questions and answers should <i>not</i> be included in these summaries -- these are for project discussions, decisions, announcements, and meeting notices.  If there is a technical question in a newsgroup that you think should be in the MDC documentation, please write it up as a new article in this wiki.  That sort of work is also very much appreciated.
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