So where do you want to start?
I already started. I'm not for discussing things at infinitum. The rubber has to meet the road somewhere, and people have been complaining for too long. Whatever I can do while I'm reading, I will do, keeping in line with the decisions that have been made in the discussions (whenever they exist).
The problem I have is that I've just been around 2 weeks, so I do not know
enough yet. All I know is that learning has been extremely difficult, and that's highly abnormal for me because I learn fast ad read a lot. So I just decided to do something about the problem.
I actually started before even knowing that others were at it, because I could not even find that. I keep stumbling on things here and there in a disorganized fashion (lots of reading, good note taking, and luck). As I find things, I place them where they could easily be found, so others can contribute (at first, I thought it was not possible - that needs to be fixed). It was not CLEAR from the initial contact in the environment (something to remedy).
That said, I started with the ability to find things because that seems to be the biggest hurtle. Cosmetics matter, but "substance you can not find" is a game stopper. The most important thing for me at this time is the structure of the categories (the table of contents of the site). I did my best to read all previous discussions and comments I could find, and summarized them on my user page. Please take a look.
twodogs 's suggestion needs to be implemented (http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php/topic,11910.msg83542.html#msg83542
) along with purps' suggestion (http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php/topic,11910.msg83767.html#msg83767
). This is desperate, we need to start something. Adjusting later will just be a matter of recategorizing a few articles (which should be an ongoing task anyway).
Right now, we need to be able to find things if they exist, and group them. At least, if they're not relevant to the user, they are all grouped and he/she can move on to the next one. That's not to say that they should not be flagged as suggested.
The categorization is crucial, and people must clearly see their options (other articles related to the same thing).
So, to answer your question: grouping the articles (categories).
The existing instructions are here: http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Help:Editing_advanced#Placing_a_document_in_the_table_of_contents
We need to edit them.
What is the best approach?
Finalize twodogs 's suggestion (http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php/topic,11910.msg83542.html#msg83542
) and start moving the articles. Each person can be assigned articles starting within an alphabetical range (for example: I could take care of F-J).
Please read the page I wrote about Article categories (http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Help:Article_categories#Choosing_the_order_in_which_a_page_is_positioned_in_the_category.27s_listing
), it explains how to position them in the list.
Also read the classification worksheet for some ideas of how to chose the labels of the categories: http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Help:Classification_worksheet
Once they are grouped, we can assign people to standardize the content, each person being in charge of a section of a top level category.