[KI-LC] Another doc authoring tool question

Andrew Hughes andrewhughes3000 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 11:10:28 CDT 2016


Getting there...

Kantara is piecemeal right now which makes it very hard.

andrew.

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On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 8:54 AM, John Wunderlich <john at wunderlich.ca> wrote:

> I'd be more concerned with a clear articulation of an authoring,
> collaboration and publishing workflow and nailing down the tools for each
> stage and the transitions between stages. If that's clear, I'm willing to
> learn the tools and processes for the stages that I will engage in.
>
> The problem for me would be a lack of clarity or direction so that at any
> stage in workflow I don't know what tool (or tools) I should be using.
>
>
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> John Wunderlich
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> On 14 September 2016 at 09:08, Andrew Hughes <andrewhughes3000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi LC - another question about tools and document formats and markup
>> languages...
>>
>> DocBook
>> LaTeX
>>
>> Do either of those tools/formats strike terror in you? If so, please let
>> me know.
>>
>> I'm just exploring options in the space, so don't panic yet.
>>
>> If you haven't guessed, I'm thinking of better ways to store, maintain
>> and publish the Kantara ID Assurance Framework documents. These include the
>> Service Assessment Criteria - a highly structured set of criteria that have
>> many internal and external cross linkages. Also includes 'normal'
>> explanatory documents. Also includes normative narrative documents - policy
>> documents if you like.
>>
>> My early thought is to use DocBook (an OASIS standard) to maintain the
>> canonical master versions. A variety of output formats would be available:
>> .docx, .pdf, .xlsx (for some), .html
>>
>> A markdown-flavour rendering of the master document would be posted to a
>> github project for ongoing issue tracking and community input.
>>
>> Am I crazy for looking at this tool chain?
>>
>> *Andrew Hughes *CISM CISSP
>> Independent Consultant
>> *In Turn Information Management Consulting*
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