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Subject:Fw: Help with Documentation From:"Karen Cromwell" <KarenCromwell -at- satx -dot- rr -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 8 May 2003 07:47:18 -0500
Here's an example of what I believe the client would like. I say "I
believe," because this is one of those lovely projects where they tell you
"I don't know what I want but I'll know it when I see it," so we are
required to be psychic in many cases. This is the what, when, and where they
need to use in the event a customer decides it's time to find Perry Mason:
I'm beginning to think it's possible I'm trying to find technology that
doesn't exist. I've received some great suggestions I can pass on to the
tech group for various free software packages, but I'm not sure the software
will create the "documentation" that the client needs (ala what's above). If
so, someone tell me to keep writing.
> Visual SourceSafe is a revision control system, and
> except for being able to see at a glance what files
> have changed when, how, and by whom, I'm not sure how
> it will help you in actually documenting this info
> (other than providing the base-level info for you to
> What kinds of changes are you looking for? Might
> implementing VSS be enough?
> Basically, are you looking to merely document the
> change, or are you looking to control the actual revision?
> Goober Writer
> (because life is too short to be inept
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