The Publisher ensures document updates (new, updated, removals) are properly handled and made publically available in a timely fashion.
The time commitment fluctuates based on the number of updates per week. Anywhere from 15 minutes per week to 4 hours per week can be expected.
The document publisher should posess an understanding of BASH scripting, Perl scripting and Linux commands. Experience with SGML/XML, publishing tools like openjade and sgml-tools is also required. Knowledge of DSSSL/XSL is a plus.
The document publisher reports document updates to the group via TLDP's announce mailing list.
There is no formal training for this position.
The document publisher needs to establish a user account and password with Ibiblio and this account is subject to Ibiblio's network usage policy.
The document publisher gains satisfaction from assisting all TLDP contributors/authors (and the Linux community as a whole) by ensuring their works are made available in a timely fashion.