Re: Structured stuff for the beginner

Subject: Re: Structured stuff for the beginner
From: Simon North <simonxml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 18:02:15 +0200

Hi,

It's probably of only peripheral interest but I can vaguely remember Jon
Bosak relating many years ago at an SGML conference how the Novell Netware
documentation was written using a database. Each author wrote into a form
and the links to related information were all added afterwards by a
separate link manager.

Simon.

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 5:47 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:

> Obviously any content that could be written using a data-input form
> could be structured in the way you're fantasizing about. You're still
> not providing a real-world example of applying that to technical
> documentation generally.
>
> You're repeating yourself without carrying your argument any further.
>
> On Sun, Apr 30, 2017 at 11:36 AM, <mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com> wrote:
> > Examples of subject domain structured writing are ubiquitous. If you have
> > ever filled out a form ...
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