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From: "Subash" <subash_tc -at- speedpost -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: July 23, 2003 08:48 AM
Subject: Re: Partnumbers
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 04:54:50 -0700 (PDT), "Goober Writer"
> <gooberwriter -at- yahoo -dot- com> said:
> > Well, I assume you mean "part" as in section of a
> > document and not "part" as in pieces of a product.
> > Part numbers are no different than chapter numbers,
> > only they pertain to a higher grouping. Most people
> > use part numbers because they follow the same logic as
> > chapter numbering, and so a part of a document can be
> > easily referenced ("see Part 1" instead of "see
> > chapters 1-5" or "see the section of the document
> > pertaining to X").
> I feel that it is not right to go by the literal definition of "part" and
> "number". The concept of "part number" in my organization means the use a
> unique number to identify a version of a particular document. It is for
> the production, distribution, and access purposes. I would be interested
> to know whether any of you use a similar concept.
"Part number" is a concept from manufacturing that is widely used. For
companies with more than one product, it is mandatory.
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