Re: We need a specialized doc set- advice?

Subject: Re: We need a specialized doc set- advice?
From: Rick Sapir <rick_sapir -at- GILBARCO -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 08:15:12 -0800

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You could use FrameMaker's conditional text to create a single
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>________________________________________________________________________
>Subject: We need a specialized doc set- advice?
>From: jblair -at- creo -dot- bc -dot- ca at ~GATEWAY
>Date: 2/19/96 3:53 PM


[snip]

> Now, the company is starting to go modular; i.e., everything will be
> sold separately as well as in bundles. We need to come up with
> formatting, organizing, and binding options for the manuals based on
> the future 'modularity' of our products.

> Unfortunately, this is not as simple as writing smaller manuals for
> each product and issuing and bundling them at the time of sale.
> Because of the interdependence of the products, there needs to be
> information on how the products will be used with other products. For
> example, B could be sold with A-E, but it could also be sold by
> itself, and the user might want to use it with *any* of our other
> products, or with other companies' products.

> We've been thinking about PDF as a way of quickly customizing docs,
> but this hasn't developed beyond the speculative stage.
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