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From: Amit Kumar Saha (amitsaha.in_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-21 04:18:09

On 9/21/07, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Richard has some excellent thoughts about document formatting -- as
> he mentioned in his e-mail, he leans towards DITA stuff (which I'm
> only barely familiar with). He sent me some URL's for reference on
> this stuff before, and I've asked him to re-send them to the list.
> The Big Issue with DITA is that it allows us a lot of flexibility --
> more so than a wiki:
> - composition of the document -- mixing and matching sections/
> chapters/etc.
> - allowing 3rd party / sub-Open MPI distributors to insert / remove
> selected content while staying up to date with the main document
> (e.g., Cisco distributes Open MPI, but we have our own text that we
> add in for documentation)
> - ...a bunch of other nice properties that Richard can expound upon :-)

Cool. Looking forward to Richard's mail regarding DITA :-)

Amit Kumar Saha