Re: Context-sensitive help for rolling releases?

Subject: Re: Context-sensitive help for rolling releases?
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Ed <hamonwry12 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 16:34:17 -0400

> The company I work for rolls out releases to our software frequently (it's a
> web-based app). I'd like to add context-sensitive and/or embedded help, but
> the software changes often, and the number of topics is continually growing.
> I'm concerned that the context IDs would be out of sync from
> release-to-release; is this a valid concern?

The concern is indeed valid but it's likely that you won't have to
worry about it. ;) As long as you don't change the context IDs for
existing topics and as long as developers don't change them for
existing features (no reason for either of you to ever do so) your
links won't get out of sync.

Bill Swallow

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