RE: moving into xml-based writing

Subject: RE: moving into xml-based writing
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 21:01:48 -0400

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Bonnie Granat

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> Many thanks for the helpful and encouraging replies to my
> query, and especially to Bob Doyle, who provided the
> excellent PDF on DITA tools.
> IMO, it's amazingly hard to find quality newbie help about
> DITA, particularly about how it affects the writing workflow.
> I'm always surprised every time I go prospecting for info
> about DITA at how the discussions all seem to center around
> its business aspects. I can never find any down-n-dirty
> details about implementing it. If anyone can point me to some
> good low-level info--like, fr'instance, who exactly creates
> the DITA map, or how does topic-based writing *really* differ
> from writing tightly structured, modularized doc--I would be
> grateful.


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