The darktable user manual is largely outdated. Problem is it uses an esoteric kind of XML required by a brittle software stack (Saxon) to be compiled into HTML or PDF.
This complexity steers away many contributors.
But thanks to Chris Elston, @secretlifeofmatt and @paperdigits, it is being rewritten in Markdown with a better "tutorial" approach.
WIP : elstoc.github.io/dtdocs/
Contribute : github.com/elstoc/dtdocs

@darktable Rewritten in Markdown? Just use pandoc on the HTML version♥

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Rewritten was a key word here. It's not a straight transfer. And saying what we should have done after the fact isn't enormously helpful.

@elstoc @darktable I didn’t know that it was after the fact because the post I replied to says that it was ongoing!

It said “is being rewritten”

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Ok fair enough. It's actually pretty much complete in English and we mostly need to work out how to manage translation to other languages, plus some basic look-and-feel stuff.

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