Category Topics

Technology

This category is for any questions related to technology in language documentation.
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Ask Docling

A place to learn from each other. Anyone who would like to answer questions about their work, areas of expertise, current projects, etc, can open a topic here. If you’d like we can also collaborate to see draw topic with some questions.
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Programming

Tips and tutorials on programming for documentary linguists and friends. Language-realted tutorials as well as requests for help with debugging issues are both welcome.
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Online talks

This category is for sharing links to online talks related to language documentation and linguistics in general. It’s also a good place to announce upcoming talks, panels, and so forth.
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Papers

A category for discussing individual papers.
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Web Documentation

This category is for collecting links to and discussions about web-based documentation. Please feel free to post any web-based documentation sites that you find interesting. Critique is fine, as long as it’s done in a constructive way.
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Design

A category to discuss user interface design as it relates to language documentation.
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Projects

This category is where we talk about specific documentation projects. To introduce your project, use the What are your projects and project ideas? thread. Then create a thread that answers these questions: What is the purpose of your project? What is working, what isn’t? What is the state of your data? What part of your project do you think could benefit from a software tool of some kind?
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Forum News

News about this forum!
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Orthographic Matters

Orthography, transliteration, writing systems, keyboarding, and Unicode.
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Languages

This is where you can create a language study group. If you have a group of people who want to discuss a particular language or language family, please message @pathall and we’ll get it set up.
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Communities

You can create a group community here #Communities. For instance, a language community may wish to create a community group to discuss and exchange content that they don’t want on the open web or visible to other members of this site. Please note that private group content is not hidden from site administrators.
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Help desk

Need help with this site? Have ideas for a new category? Questions about sign-ups or inviting other users? Ask here and we’ll try to help you out.
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docling-chats

Docling chats are a virtual water cooler for casual conversation. Coffee Hour is for talking shop about documentation. The Programming Hour is for programming and other more technical topics. Check the (dismissable!) banner for upcoming times.
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