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Beth Scudder's Friend asks> Is there such a thing as an electronic revision
database system for
> technical writing? The programmers here have a bug database in which they
> register all the bugs and then fix them whenever they get the time. We
> our own database so that when someone says, "this thing should go in the
> manual," we can enter it as a change to make for the next revision.
We use Track (Bug Track Software) for both the development bugs and the
documentation bugs/change requests. I search for my bugs and keep them up to
date, just like rest of the R&D team. I recommend you try to be included in
whatever your developers are using, it never hurts to be part of the larger