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From Jean Hollis Weber <jeanwe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What do we do at Apache versus what do we do elsewhere?
Date Fri, 17 Jun 2011 23:46:17 GMT
On Fri, 2011-06-17 at 18:25 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 5:33 PM, Jean Hollis Weber <jeanweber@gmail.com>wrote:
> 
> > Just a small comment here: the "product documentation" in your first
> > list is, I assume, the Help shipped with the product.
> >
> > There is another set of documentation, the user docs, which mostly
> > produced by the community. These include user guides -- available in
> > ODT, PDF, wiki (OOo 3.2 and earlier), and printed form -- and the
> > documentation wiki (containing, among other things howtos, tutorials,
> > faqs, etc). IMO these user guides and wiki items are in the "user
> > support" area, along with support forums -- a subset of your "many other
> > similar functions".
> >
> 
> 
> So you call the integrated product documentation "Help", and the
> supplemental guides "user doc"?  I understood the distinction, but didn't
> know the existing naming convention.
> 
> -Rob

Yes, I use the generic term "user docs" to distinguish between
supplementary material written for ordinary users and documents written
for developers and programmers, which I call "developer docs". BTW, the
latter are not produced by ODFAuthors.

--Jean


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