Re: Do you still ship PDFs with your software?

Subject: Re: Do you still ship PDFs with your software?
From: kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:49:37 -0800

Lois asked "Do you still ship PDFs with your software?"
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Yep, same as Robert. WebHelp for our cloud application, with PDFs
generated from the same topics, downloadable from the Help. Automated
builds, PDFs building from a DITA bookmap, and the Webhelp from a DITA
map.

Chris

On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 5:45 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
> My default is to distribute my docs as both web help and PDF. Easy
> single-file offline access is a big plus.
>
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 5:33 PM, Lois Patterson
> <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> This may vary to a great extent depending whether you work on web-based
>> software or desktop applications, but I thought I would seek qualitative
>> feedback on this point.
>>
>> In principle, good online documentation can provide the same information as
>> a PDF. But the "unity" of a PDF still seems very appealing to me.
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References:
Do you still ship PDFs with your software?: From: Lois Patterson
Re: Do you still ship PDFs with your software?: From: Robert Lauriston

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