If you're collaborating or working on OLPC technical matters, at some point you might be asked to write a spec. Specs, short for specifications, are documents that detail a specific problem (such as choosing a backend format for the OLPC eBook reader) or a piece of software to be written. They try to survey existing work, where applicable, and present a clear, concise, detailed and specific approach to solving the problem.

Use the following resources to acquaint yourself with the spec concept:

Happy spec-writing.

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