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Subject:Re: Organization of documentation From:etienneg -at- interlog -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 11 Mar 2002 16:10:27 US/Eastern
The size and number of books was just given to give a context.
I am considering reorganizing it because I do not think it
work as well as it should.
It consist of a mix of user's guides (different type of
users), reference guides, with task oriented stufff, system
oriented stuff, context elements, etc. In my opinion, it is
not organized in a logical or practical way.
I am reseaching the best basis for reorganizing it and to
sell that reorganization to my boss.
> -- etienneg -at- interlog -dot- com wrote:
> > The documentation of our software presently consists of
> > about 3000 pages in 9 different books.
> > I am considering reorganizing it.
> > I am looking for papers, articles, or books covering
> > different ways of organizing documentation of such size.
> Reorganization has less to do with size and more to do
with finding a
> better way to find stuff.
> What kind of stuff is this?
> I have over 50 phone books by my desk, with WELL over 3,000
> pages...maybe closer to 300,000 pages. Alphbetical by
> last name works the best.
> John Posada, Senior Technical Writer
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