Questions about a wiki

Subject: Questions about a wiki
From: "Spectrum Writing" <info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>
To: "TechWhirl List" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 16:27:07 -0700

I have a potential client who (that for reasons aren't pertinent here) is
insistent that the User Manual be in a Wiki. I am working through a
professional and carefully worded response to this demand, including pros
and cons based on what their requirements are, what they want to do with the
manual, the skills level of their SMEs, etc. That said, I want to
thoroughly investigate the following option as I formulate my response -

Have you ever developed content in Word (based on a Word template), saved
the Word document as an HTML file, and then uploaded the file into a Wiki?
Or have you done something similar outside of a Wiki using a different
approach with other tools? Basically, a way to develop outside of a Wiki and
then convert the content to HTML files and then upload the content to the
Wiki. There are a lot of reasons that I am asking this question and please,
I am NOT looking to be told to develop only in the Wiki and ask me why I
want to do something else. Like I said, there are a lot of mitigating
factors that necessitate looking into an approach that will not require
direct development in the Wiki.



Tammy Van Boening


Spectrum Writing, LLC

info -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com


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