Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler

Subject: Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2010 19:43:40 -0500

The problem with style sheets that are carved in stone is once in a while (hopefully not often) a situation arises that wasn't anticipated when the style sheet was frozen. Good documentation teams have a mechanism for modification of those style sheets and perhaps even an annual review of style sheets by the entire team.
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Gene Kim-Eng wrote:
> One of the realities of contemporary document methodology is that in
> environments where products are small variations on themes, documents are
> rigidly structured and content is heavily leveraged, style sheets are often
> carved in stone and management just wants the doc team to dig out the
> differences in the new products, plug them into the right places and then hit
> the "publish" button.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
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References:
RE: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Sharon Burton
RE: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Keith Hood
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Wade Courtney
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Suzette Leeming
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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