Re: Documentation Lifecycle

Subject: Re: Documentation Lifecycle
From: "Diane Evans" <diane_evans -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 07:49:40 -0800

In general terms, the documentation lifecycle is the path that documents must take while a product or system or such is being developed.

We currently have four major categories in our lifecyle: Requirements, Construction, Testing, Maintenance. Each category is broken into smaller parts, and a specific document marks the end of each part.

A good book to read is "Software Requirements" by Karl Wiegers. It is available on

Diane Evans
Technical Writer

Washington State Coordinator, Tombstone Project
Oregon State Coordinator, Tombstone Project

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