Arbortext vs. AuthorIT vs. ???

Subject: Arbortext vs. AuthorIT vs. ???
From: "Vest,Greg" <GVEST -at- cerner -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 13:18:05 -0600

> We are heading in the direction of single-sourcing. In the tool
> evaluation process, Arbortext Epic and AuthorIT seem to be the
> front-runners for us so far. Can anyone offer
> experience/evaluation/comparisons between these two? Are there better
> solutions out there?
> We are looking for a solution that will allow for text reuse among
> approximately 40 documentation developers who produce a Help format, web
> content, and good clean printable stuff as well. We'd like the ability to
> use conditional text down to the character level. Solid, clean outputs,
> training and setup time, difficulty of converting current .DOC and .HLP
> files - anything you have experience on that would help with our decision
> would be greatly appreciated!

> Greg Vest gvest -at- cerner -dot- com
> SurgiNet Documentation Developer
> Cerner Corporation


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