RE: Version revision number

Subject: RE: Version revision number
From: "Rick Bishop" <rickbishop -at- austin -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "'List,Techwriter'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 19:25:51 -0600

We draw a line at 20%. If the revision or replacement or addition/removal of
information in a document is less than 20% of any of total pages, chapters,
topics, or word count, it is a minor revision (6.1, 6.2, etc.)
If more than 20% of any of these, it is a major revision. (6.0, 7.0, etc.
If we ever see 9 minor revisions, the 9th or 10th minor is made into a major
revision, or any time the accumulated minor revisions exceed 20%, then it
becomes a major revision.
HTH,
Rick

Tara Charter wrote:

>My company is updating its Documentation Plan. The plan includes
>guidelines for adding and updating the Version/Revision number to the
document (software development documentation).

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