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NOTE: This is an old page not being maintained any more. This page was used for the initial project proposal.

This page will be removed after a few weeks (in May 2015).

Project Name:

  • Proposed name for the project: opnfv documentation
  • Proposed name for the repository: opnfvdocs
  • Project Categories: Documentation

Project description:

  • Produce documentation for OPNFV releases including but not limited to:
    • Release notes
    • Installation guide
    • User guide
    • Any relevant references and interface specifications for OPNFV projects or components.
  • Include any architecture diagrams or specifications, reference to OPNFV requirements list.
  • Provide guidelines and tooling for documentation handling across all OPNFV projects


  • Set up a structure, and a template, for document development with source control (same as source code). Leveraging upstream documentation structure and tools.
  • Following as close as possible the same contribution process & tools as our source code
  • Structure OPNFV documentation logically
  • Develop initial set of release documents:
    • (A) Release note
    • (B) Install guide
    • (C) User Guide
    • (D) API reference (if there is content in release 1)
    • (E) Interface specification (if there is content in release 1)
  • Provide language options for documentation where applicable: In first release English only, Wiki (via HTML scraping from Gerrit), and PDF.
  • Provide tooling and processes for OPNFV projects to implement and follow for consistency


  • All OPNFV projects participating in a release.
  • Upstream project documentation to be referenced
  • Where there are external fora or standard development organization dependencies, list informative and normative references & specifications.

Committers and Contributors:

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  • Any other contributors
    • Bryan Sullivan (AT&T)
    • Trevor Cooper:

Description of roles in the documentation project:

  • Committers (Editors): has overall responsibility of document structure, editing, style and toolchains
  • opnfvdocs contributors: individual section will have contributors who are domain experts in those areas, other contributors may simply help out working on the documentation and tools as needed.
  • other projects: Committers will be responsible for maintaining documentation artifacts in project repositories.

Planned deliverables

  • Project release documentation for OPNFV
    • Including collation of all release relevant project documentations
  • Establishment and maintenance of the OPNFV documentation processes and toolchains

Proposed Release Schedule:

  • opnfvdocs will follow each OPNFV release and produce needed documentation
    • Release 1 will provide basic documentation including revision control.
    • By release 2 a multi-project toolchain will be in place with processes and version control
    • Iterative improvements to the processes and toolchains are expected on a release by release basis.


documentation_projects/opnfv_documentation.txt · Last modified: 2016/02/26 04:31 by Ryota Mibu