Re: managing document revisions?

Subject: Re: managing document revisions?
From: Dan Tripp <dtripp -at- PERI -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 1997 08:35:29 -0500

Doug,

Thanks for your input. I'm downloading the DOCS Open demo right now.

> In the environment you're describing, you could use versions to
> designate software-driven documentation changes, and the sub-versions to
> represent maintenance of the old-version document. You can have up to
> 99 versions of each document, along with up to 26 sub-versions of each
> version available in the document database at any given time.
That sounds ideal, but I don't think we have the personnel or disk space!

> I'm administering a document
> management system here (ironically, not for technical communications as
> such) and will be happy to talk to you about it.
We are having some meetings over the next few days... I may contact you for
more advice!

>One brief word of
> warning: Doc management is much, much harder than it looks,
Ouch. It looks very hard!



T. Daniel Tripp
Senior Technical Writer
Periphonics Corporation
dtripp -at- peri -dot- com

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