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From curc...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1786481 - /comdev/site/trunk/content/mentor-request-mail.mdtext
Date Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:39:57 GMT
Author: curcuru
Date: Sat Mar 11 00:39:57 2017
New Revision: 1786481

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1786481&view=rev
Log:
Fix wrapping, typos

Modified:
    comdev/site/trunk/content/mentor-request-mail.mdtext

Modified: comdev/site/trunk/content/mentor-request-mail.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/comdev/site/trunk/content/mentor-request-mail.mdtext?rev=1786481&r1=1786480&r2=1786481&view=diff
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--- comdev/site/trunk/content/mentor-request-mail.mdtext (original)
+++ comdev/site/trunk/content/mentor-request-mail.mdtext Sat Mar 11 00:39:57 2017
@@ -1,4 +1,5 @@
-Title: mentor request mail
+Title: How To: Write A Mentor Request Email
+
 Having identified a project and an issue you would like to work on it is a
 good idea to introduce yourself to the project community and outline your
 plans for tackling the issue. This means the community know you are working
@@ -12,18 +13,15 @@ Here's an example of what your first mos
     
     SUBJECT: A proposal for Skinnable widgets (WOOKIE-131)
     
-    Hi, I'm new to the Wookie project but I'd like to tackle the "Skinnable
-widgets" 
-    issue (WOOKIE-131, see [1]
-). Before I launch into implementing this I'd like to 
+    Hi, I'm new to the Wookie project but I'd like to tackle the "Skinnablewidgets" 
+    issue (WOOKIE-131, see [1]). Before I launch into implementing this I'd like to 
     run my ideas past you to make sure I'm not missing something important.
     
-    If I understand the issue correctly we need to define the structure of a
-minimal 
+    If I understand the issue correctly we need to define the structure of a minimal 
     widget. For example:
     
     <div id="wookie-widget">
-      <div id="wookie-toolbar">This is where the toobar will be</div>
+      <div id="wookie-toolbar">This is where the toolbar will be</div>
       <div id="wookie-content">This is where the content will be</div>
       <div id="wookie-footer">This is where the footer will be</div>
     </div>
@@ -40,35 +38,28 @@ minimal
     |FOOTER 		|
     +-----------------------+
     
-    This will need to be documented and all widgets should be changed to
-conform to 
+    This will need to be documented and all widgets should be changed to conform to 
     this format.
     
-    We would need to document this on the Wookie website and also document how
-to 
+    We would need to document this on the Wookie website and also document how to 
     extend this.
     
-    Once all this is in place I would like to start extending it to provide
-docuemnted 
-    CSS identifiers to be used in common cases, for example, we may want to
-define 
-    "wookie-navigation" as being used for a common navigation menu. We can then
-provide 
-    various CSS alternatives for rending this as a vertical navigation menu or
-drop down 
+    Once all this is in place I would like to start extending it to provide documented 
+    CSS identifiers to be used in common cases, for example, we may want to define 
+    "wookie-navigation" as being used for a common navigation menu. We can then provide 
+    various CSS alternatives for rending this as a vertical navigation menu or drop down

     menu, or whatever.
     
     Am I on the right track? Are there any important points I'm missing?
     
-    [1]
- https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WOOKIE-131
+    [1]  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WOOKIE-131
     
 
 
-There are two main advnatages to sending a mail like this. Firstly, you
-force yourself to think carefullly about what is needed and whether you
+There are two main advantages to sending a mail like this. Firstly, you
+force yourself to think carefully about what is needed and whether you
 have the skills (and thus where you will need help). Secondly, it allows
-people in the community to provide intput. For example, in the above case
+people in the community to provide input. For example, in the above case
 the community would probably point out that there is a widget template
 system that needs to be modified to ensure this format is used
 consistently.



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