Re: technical documents in e-format?

Subject: Re: technical documents in e-format?
From: Mike McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 11:33:05 -0500

Eliot Kimber's DITA4Publishers project lets you use the DITA Open Toolkit to
produce EPUB and Kindle files from any DITA map. As part of this project,
he's made a Word-to-DITA converter that I haven't yet played with. For the
latest version, and a User Guide:

http://dita4publishers.sourceforge.net/

Mike McCallister
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On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 11:07 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin <
Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

> They've got rotating ads in the big square box on the left
> of the page. The first one I hit looked like part of the
> site (yes, I know that's the idea); AVS Document Converter.
>
> Watch your footing that you don't step in something...
>
> I dunno.
> Despite their Privacy Policy, I would be leery of finding
> my uploaded content in those cheap'n'sleazy article sites
> that are all over the web.
>
> But hey, it happens anyway, no matter where you post...
>
> When somebody has used 2epub for a while, I'd appreciate
> hearing about the overall experience. It's probably perfectly
> legit.
>
> Meanwhile, I don't quite get their membership thing. They don't
> appear to have forums or other content... unless it's just
> to post a rating.
>
> Interesting.
>
> - kevin
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: beelia
>
> >
> > I haven't used this, but FYI:
> >
> > http://www.2epub.com/
> >
> > Bee
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Roberta Hennessey
> > <rahennessey -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
> >
> > > Please keep us in the loop. This process would be very interesting to
> > hear
> > > about. Thanks for your input.
> > >
> > > Bobbi
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 4:09 PM, Chantel Brathwaite <
> > > brathwaitec -at- castupgrade -dot- com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Becca,
> > > >
> > > > I haven't done this yet, but I've heard rumblings about it from our
> > > > customer, so that might come down the pike within the next year.
> > It
> > > seems
> > > > pretty straightforward for the Kindle ... The system I am
> > documenting
> > > is
> > > > spread out over several rooms and sometimes two floors, so them
> > being
> > > able
> > > > to carry a manual around on a Kindle, Nook, or IPad would be really
> > > helpful
> > > > for them.
> > > >
> > > > Chantel
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 6/7/2011 3:48 PM, Becca wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Has anyone experimented with putting their documents in e-format
> > to be
> > > >> read on the Kindle, Nook, or iPad?
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References:
technical documents in e-format?: From: Becca
Re: technical documents in e-format?: From: Chantel Brathwaite
Re: technical documents in e-format?: From: Roberta Hennessey
Re: technical documents in e-format?: From: beelia
RE: technical documents in e-format?: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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