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MESSAGE
DATE 2018-08-06
FROM Ruben Safir
SUBJECT Subject: [Hangout - NYLXS] VIM articles


romainl and I (robertmeta) are putting together a Vim advent calendar
for this holiday season, hopefully with the help of you wonderful people
and the Vim community on Reddit.

If you are unfamiliar with the concept of an advent calendar, here are
some examples: https://adventofcode.com, http://perladvent.org/2017/,
https://github.com/patrick91/awesome-advent. The domain will be
announced closer to December.

So, what are we looking for from YOU? We are looking for 22 (or more)
contributors to help us fill out the calendar. The format is fairly simple:

A little about yourself (system administrator, developer,
professional blogger, etc)
Link to where people can find you online (twitter, fb, personal
page, reddit profile, etc)
Article about your favorite Vim feature or plugin (and obviously why
you love it)
Screenshots encouraged
Contributed with CC 4.0 license:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

The schedule is fairly laid back:

Sept 1st: at least 22 contributors signed up, hopefully a bit more
because life happens
Oct 1st: finalization of topics (no overlap) and light sketch of article
Nov 1st: significant work shown (article content) and starts of
integration into site
Nov 15th: final versions checked in / handed over with proper
license included
Nov 20th: domain goes live
Dec 1st: first article goes live

We are flexible in how you contribute, if you are familiar with github,
you can contribute directly to the project on Github. That is the
easiest way for us, but we don't want to exclude anyone. If you are
interested in contributing, we will find a way to work with you, from
Github to email.

We might also consider other types of content, from cute art to videos
-- if you are interested in getting involved and contributing just let
us know. I look forward to hearing from you publicly on this thread or
privately, just message me.

Thanks!
romain's additions

Content-wise, here is a quick and dirty list of writing prompts (that
mostly tell about my own interests, not an exhaustive or prescriptive
list by any means):

best practices for your setup
make your setup truly cross-platform
the ideal learning path
how to integrate vim with its environment
using Vim for weird things (music, statistical analysis, painting, etc.)
when to look for a plugin
what to look for in a plugin
editing best practices
vimscript is not that bad/hard
debunking common misconceptions
listing valuable resources (and explaining why they are valuable)
everything you never thought you wanted to know about $FEATURE
let me talk to you about my convoluted way to become a vimmer
state of the nation
long-term trends in plugin design (async, lsp, etc.)
a view at operators from a linguistics point of view
when is vim everywhere too much
history behind $DESIGN_CHOICE
and another list of things we don't want unless they improve a lot
on their respective archetypes:
vim as an IDE
lists of plugins
you absolutely need my config
and I mean a lot.
Length-wise, I would say anything above 1,500 words is fine but, as
u/robertmeta hinted at, an asciinema embed or a comic would work, too.
Quality-wise, the more you know your stuff the better, but we will
certainly take a critical look at your production. Don't apply if you
can't handle that kind of pressure.
ROI-wise, there's no personal gain to make from any of that unless
you count online reputation as personal gain: no ad money to share, no
cocaine, no bitches, no place in heaven. If there's anything to gain
from that effort it would be a better average quality of Vim content
available to new users.


--
So many immigrant groups have swept through our town
that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological
proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998
http://www.mrbrklyn.com
DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002

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Being so tracked is for FARM ANIMALS and and extermination camps,
but incompatible with living as a free human being. -RI Safir 2013
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  13. 2018-08-06 Ruben Safir <ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com> Subject: [Hangout - NYLXS] [Perlweekly] #367 - 7 years, 6 editors, 367 issues,
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  30. 2018-08-20 Gabor Szabo <gabor-at-szabgab.com> Subject: [Hangout - NYLXS] [Perlweekly] #369 - Twiki - LCplot - Perl Conf
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