Technical contributors create tools that aid the creation or distribution of TLDP documentation.
The amount of time to implement a particular project varies depending upon the scope. Technical contributors should also be prepared to maintain their project and respond to user feedback concerning corrections and improvements.
Technical contributors should be familiar with the operation of TLDP. Prior experience as a document author, reviewer or maintainer is helpful.
Technical contributors are largely self-directed. However, ideas for projects should be discussed on TLDP's general discussion mailing list prior to implementation.
There is no formal training for this position.
Project ideas should be submitted to TLDP's general discussion mailing list for review.
Technical contributors can show off their skills while working for a worthwhile cause and add the experience to their resumes.