RE: Document versioning

Subject: RE: Document versioning
From: "Margaret Cekis" <Margaret -dot- Cekis -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:47:50 -0400

Shawn Connelly described his revised document numbering system:
" BTW, my part number scheme is: x.x.1414.02.01.00

x.x - Software revision associated with this document

1414 - Year and month of document release

02 - Major release

01 - Minor release

00 - Document type identifier (i.e. 00 - English NA version, other values
will indicate localization or other special releases) - I haven't decided
yet but if I use hexadecimal for this value, I can allow for 255 variations
of a document type.
This documentation department is new (just me now) and I want a scheme that
won't need to be revised by allowing for all those unknown unknowns. Love
to hear your opinions about this document numbering scheme. "
___________________________________________
Shawn:
I'd go with the 2-letter alphabetical code for the document type. People
will remember the most common ones, and I don't think you'll have 255
document types. ( And if I remember my math for permutations and
combinations, a 2-letter code will provide approx 26X25/2, or 325 possible
combinations.)
Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek GA




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