Re: Documentation on Demand?

Subject: Re: Documentation on Demand?
From: Sean Wheller <sean -at- inwords -dot- co -dot- za>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2005 11:40:28 +0200

On Thursday 06 October 2005 11:35, Jens Reineking wrote:
> My firm has a set of standard products which of course have complete
> manuals. Additionally, we do quite a lot of projects with customised
> hardware and software, which also get documented.
> How do you handle this situation? Do you provide an extra document that
> includes additions and specifies the deletions? Do you customise the whole
> documentation including all additions, changes and deletions? Or do you
> have any other suggestions?
> The documentation is for now print-only.

We use XML and define profiles so that we can output several document types
from the same XML instance. Useful when you have a product with variants.
Sean Wheller
Technical Author
sean -at- inwords -dot- co -dot- za
Registered Linux User #375355


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