Ruth Kaufman is right about DITA.
The IA of the IA Institute is about document collections, since many IAs are
The IA of DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture) is about the
internal architecture of a single document, especially technical
DITA is all about single-source documents that can be published to many
output deliverables, like web, print and help systems. And it's about reuse
of small components or topics, that can be assembled dynamically to create
different deliverables for different audiences.
I wrote an article about this here:
You can find more about DITA at the official DITA community webiste
and at our network of DITA Users sites. DITA Users has nearly 400 members
from 21 countries.
On 10/4/07, Luca Rosati <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm looking for resources on IA of technical documentation:
> structures and organizational models for user manuals, tutorials etc.
> (both papered and electronic) of consumer products (electronics,
> household appliances etc.).
> Can you suggest me best practices or guidelines?
> Thanks in advance,
> Luca Rosati
> IA Summit 2008: "Experiencing Information"
> April 10-14, 2008, Miami, Florida
> When replying, please *trim your post* as much as possible.
> *Plain text, please; NO Attachments
> Searchable Archive at http://www.info-arch.org/lists/sigia-l/
> Sigia-l mailing list -- post to: Sigiaemail@example.com
> Changes to subscription: http://mail.asis.org/mailman/listinfo/sigia-l
Editor In Chief, CMS Review - http://www.cmsreview.com
Founder, DITA Users - http://www.ditausers.org
Former Technology Advisor, CM Pros -
Contributing Editor, EContent Magazine -
President and CEO, skyBuilders - http://www.skybuilders.com
77 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel: +1 617-876-5676 Skype:bobdoyle
IA Summit 2008: "Experiencing Information"
April 10-14, 2008, Miami, Florida
When replying, please *trim your post* as much as possible.
*Plain text, please; NO Attachments
Searchable Archive at http://www.info-arch.org/lists/sigia-l/
Sigia-l mailing list -- post to: Sigiafirstname.lastname@example.org
Changes to subscription: http://mail.asis.org/mailman/listinfo/sigia-l
Received on Fri Oct 05 17:03:14 2007