At 3:10 AM -0700 5/19/06, Diane Gaskill wrote: > ALL of the >documentation within the company - literally a billion pages or more - uses >numbered headings. Yes, some of the docs are written by engineers to other >engineers, but much of the product documentation goes to the customers, most >of whom are not engineers. The same numbering scheme is used in Accounting, >>HR, IT, and every department in the company.
As the movement towards enterprise-wide content management and structured information technologies, such as XML, to support smoother exchange of information and greater varieties of distribution, this kind of uniform standard is necessary. Only "a billion pages?" HA! Soon it will be "billions and billions..." Remember when McDonald's signs bragged about millions served? ________________ Regards, Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices