Re: Revision Control - NO! Documentation Management - YES!

Subject: Re: Revision Control - NO! Documentation Management - YES!
From: Your Name Here <egail -at- TELEPORT -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 08:36:44 -0800

On Wed, 26 Mar 1997, M. Dannenberg wrote:

>
> There are a number of documentation management and workflow packages
> designed to meet these kinds of requirements. A revision control package
> for software development is definitely not the way to go. I can imagine
> that in some companies people might say, well we got this nice thingy
> here anyway, so why not use it for documentation. Happened to me, but I
> very quickly came up with 100 good reasons for not doing it, and now
> we're evaluating a couple of real doc management packages.
>

Would you be so kind as to share the best of those 100 reasons with me
(the list)? I'm facing the same argument now from engineering, and I am
not sure whether the ClearCase version control system will work for our
documentation.

Thanks in advance.

E. Gail Miedema
Senior Technical Writer
egail -at- teleport -dot- com

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