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>My company is about to release documentation on a CD and pdf files, rather
>than ship hard copy manuals. We release a new software version about every
>15 months. But, during that 15-month period, we make changes to the
>manuals, and new manuals are created, as new features are added to the
>current software release.
>I'm looking for advice regarding how to update the pdf files and get current
>information to our new customers. If we burn a CD in January and make
>changes to the manuals in February and March, how does a customer who buys
>in July get the most current pdf files? Should we burn every quarter (which
>gets expensive)? Should we burn once, at the beginning of the release, then
>post pdf files that have changed to our website (which makes the CD outdated
>for a customer who just bought our software)?
>I searched the archives for advice on this, but didn't find too much. I'd
>really appreciate it if anyone could reply directly to me (I get the
>digests) and let me know what works for their company.