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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Searching the Derby Documentation
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2007 02:25:42 GMT
Laura Stewart wrote:
> On 11/14/07, Lance J. Andersen <Lance.Andersen@sun.com> wrote:
>> Perhaps this is an indication that we need to revisit the layout of the
>> manuals to make them easier to use and put this as a high priority for
>> things to address going forward.  If the documentation is difficult to
>> navigate, this can be a turnoff to users.
>> Regards
>> lance
> I think that what we really need to invest in is changes to the code
> that generates the docs, so that an index can be created with the
> output.  Many index entries are already in the DITA files for the
> documentation and are not exposed because the code that generates the
> output is not setup to support index generation...
+1 to the idea of generating an index. The old Cloudscape index used to 
be very helpful and I think that a lot of that work has been preserved 
in the existing index entry markers.

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