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[Xen-devel] "Hello Xen Project" Book.

Dear Xen Project community members,

I have written a Xen book recently (pdf attached) which is aimed at teaching 
Xen newbies. I would like to make the book available to the Xen Project under a 
CC-BY-SA-3.0 license. Ideally, I would like to publish the content on the Xen 
Project wiki in an editable form, such that others can contribute and build on 
it and it stays up-to-date. I also noticed that the Xen Wiki has the 
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Collection extension, which should 
make it possible to create a PDF, ODF or DocBook from the pages for those who 
want a manual rather than wiki pages.

I had a conversation with Lars to check whether this is possible and he 
believes it is. He suggests that first we upload the book as pdf to the wiki 
and as a second step, agree an information architecture and then convert the 
book to mark-down. There are a number of conversion tools which should get us 
there some of the way, with a bit of cleanup and beautification needed after 
the initial import. I can make the source available in a format that makes 
conversion to markdown easier.

What do people think? Is this a good idea? Would anyone be willing to help? I 
am not very familiar with Markdown and would need someone else to help with the 
wikification of the book. Lars already volunteered to help.

Best Regards

Attachment: Hello Xen Project.pdf
Description: Adobe PDF document

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