RE: Aware of such a System

Subject: RE: Aware of such a System
From: "technical writing plus" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 09:47:36 -0600

There is postnuke ( but I don't know what its
capabilities are vis a vis your documentation-producing requirements, and
print. It does seem to have a good list of features.

Jim Jones

-----Original Message-----
...Are there any open source CMS's out there for print applications?
Everything we've looked at so far is either extremely pricey (commercial
applications), or seems to be for the web. What we need at the moment is
something for paper output (PDFs) that works with structured FrameMaker
and is either open source or reasonably priced.

Or are we missing the point completely, and those that appear to be for
the web will work for any output?..

>Drupal is a popular content management platform. It is an open source
appliction. Please check for more information on Drupal.
You will need some help from developers to set it up for you. After that, it
is a simple tool to use...

>David: You're right, it does seem to be "Content Management" systems that
I'm getting at (did a quick search of the 'Net and the descriptions seem to
>Can someone recommend a popular application for this?
>>I think the application of which you speak is called "content
>>management." There are several products available with widely and wildly
>>varying features and functions. If there is a page that compares the
>>various systems, I hope someone will post it. Even so, I think you have
>>a long, hard research effort ahead of you if you intend to serve your
>>company well...


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