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Subject:RE: Rational SoDA From:Brent L Jones <bjones -at- VersatileSoftware -dot- com> To:"'imran -at- technicalcommunication -dot- com'" <imran -at- technicalcommunication -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 14 Dec 1999 10:34:12 -0700
Imran Zaidi wrote on 14 December 1999 10:05:
> Question... Does anyone use Rational Software's SoDA? It
> supposedly extracts information from Rational Rose or
> Rational Requisite Pro, and some other dev tools, and dumps
> it into Frame+SGML or Word.
> Here's what I'm thinking...
> Information flows from development's Rational Rose, through
> SoDA, and into FrameMaker+SGML, where it's further developed,
> then output to XML, to PDF, or whatever.
> Ideas, suggestions, prayers? Anyone know anything about Rational SoDA?
We use Rational Rose, ReqPro, SoDA, etc. in our shop. The information
generally flows as you described above. SoDA is essentially a report
generator. The integration and info flow between tools is decent and getting
better w/ each release.
I posted a very general overview of doing documentation in a Rational
Unified Process (RUP) shop a while back on this list--you might want to
check the archives.
What, exactly, is your question? What do you need to know? I'd suggest you
check out Rational's web site for general information. It's at http://www.rational.com/.