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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Symphony documentation for AOO?
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 21:45:00 GMT
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Jean Weber <> wrote:
> At what point, and in what form, will the Symphony user documentation
> be made available for updating to AOO? AFAIK, it's all delivered
> online, but details about production tools would be useful. If this
> info is on the wiki or in the list archives, a pointer to that info
> would suffice.

I'm investigating.  The product teams at IBM don't do their own doc.
We have a separate team that does that.  I believe the doc is done in
DITA, which is widely used for technical documentation at IBM, and
then transferred into various publication formats.

> Also, will some or all of the documentation developers for Symphony be
> joining us here? I'd like to start (as soon as practical) to discuss
> how people from ODFAuthors (assuming anyone left there is interested),
> new volunteers (assuming there are, or will be, any) and previous
> Symphony documenters can work together most efficiently. I have some
> ideas and am prepared to JFDI, but I very much want to avoid
> duplicating others' efforts or working at cross-purposes.
> Perhaps someone from IBM knows the answers to my questions?

I'll check.


> --Jean

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