Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?

Subject: Re: Resources for learning Structured Writing?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:17:36 -0700

I think the lack of general resources on structured writing apart from
DITA reflects DITA's dominance in structured writing. The two are
almost synonymous. DITA concepts are easily transferable to less
popular standards.

Since your plan is to migrate to DITA, additional background seems
like unnecessary complexity to me, like making a course in Middle
English a prerequisite to ESL 101.


On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 1:13 AM, Janoff, Steven
<Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
> Okay, I love the recommendations so far (thanks, Stuart and Robert), but I need to be more specific about what I'm looking for. Apologies for not doing so.
>
> I'm looking for resources for a non-technical team, first off. Tech writers but not familiar yet with DITA or XML.
>
> I want a resource that teaches structured writing *outside of* any tagging environment, so no DTDs or EDDs, no DITA or XML, no DocBook or S1000D, nothing along these lines.

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