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I said that one of the motivations toward DITA et al was cog-making
because I, too, recognize the other side of the coin.
However, it's not how you choose to look at it -- both cases are true
at the same time. It's kind of like saying that eating cake is good OR
it makes you fat, when both are simultaneously true.
--- John Rosberg <jrosberg -at- interwoven -dot- com> wrote:
> The use of Controlled Writing and DITA may be viewed as techniques
> can increase the writer's efficiency, lower the cost of localization,
> increase the usability of the deliverables, in short, increase the
> writer's value to the organization.
> Two sides of the same coin, I suppose -- depends a great deal on how
> choose to look at it.
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