X.Org Book Sprint 2012 (guide to writing graphics drivers)

Connor Behan connor.behan at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 16:57:46 PDT 2012

On 16/08/12 10:04 PM, marcoz at osource.org wrote:

> (Cross post. Yes, I know this is short notice and a short window to 
> reply.   My apologies on that.)
> X.Org Book Sprint 2012
> Monday Sept 17 & Tuesday Sept 18.
> N?rnberg (Nuremberg), Germany.
>     The X.Org Consortium will hold a book sprint on the Monday and
> Tuesday before the Developers Conference in N?rnberg Germany.
> During these two days attendees will focus on a book for graphics
> drivers development.  The book will be targeted towards new
> contributors but will have enough details to be useful to all
> levels of graphics driver development.  Anyone interested in
> helping out and contributing to the book sprint is encouraged to
> get involved.
>  From http://www.booksprints.net/about/
> "A Book Sprint brings together a group to produce a book in 3-5 days.
> There is no pre-production and the group is guided by a facilitator
> from zero to published book. The books produced are high quality
> content and are made available immediately at the end of the sprint
> via print-on-demand services and e-book formats."
> Our book sprint will be slightly different than that.  Our book sprint
> is only two days and we are not starting from complete scratch. We are
> starting with Marcheu's existing guide, located at:
> http://people.freedesktop.org/~marcheu/linuxgraphicsdrivers.pdf
> For more information or if you would like to participate in the book
> sprint, please contact:
> board at foundation.x.org
> marcoz at osource.org
> Please contact us on or before Mon Aug 20, 2012.
> More information can be found at:
> http://www.x.org/wiki/Events/BookSprint2012

I was actually in the process of writing this when I saw your message:
http://www.smallperturbation.com/r128-exa If any parts of it approach
the level that you want the book to have, feel free to use it!

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