If you can hold off a couple of weeks Adobe will be releasing a Frame
DITA application of their own.
It'll be in beta form in a couple of weeks.
This might give the both the opportunity to work within structured
FrameMaker AND to evaluate how DITA could fit into your workflow.
[mailto:framers-bounces+mark.poston=mekon.com at lists.frameusers.com] On
Behalf Of Joe Malin
Sent: 12 July 2006 21:13
To: techwr-l at lists.techwr-l.com; framers at lists.frameusers.com
Well, once again I have neutrino-sized particles of bandwidth with which
to investigate structured Frame.
I have chosen to start with DocBook rather than DITA, just because I've
worked in structured Frame with a DTD that was based on full DocBook.
Question is, which version of DocBook should I use in order to get the
most leverage from the resources included in Frame 7.1 (note the
Any advice? And yes, I *know* that DITA is the "way to go". I'm not even
committing to do structured Frame in production; I just want to
I have already written some production docs in unstructured FM 7.1,
sticking like glue to my own standardized templates for *everything*
(including equations!). My initial thought is to convert these
unstructured docs to structured by crafting an EDD based on the
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