The microPublishing system brings the process of drafting, publishing and maintaining technical reference material into the modern Internet world. It combines proven authoring/publishing tools of structured documentation with the web-based collaboration, instant update and search technologies.
WEB AS CENTER OF WORLD
The microPublishing system is a combination of wiki technology, DocBook markup language and XSTL publishing technology.
Enterprise Wiki. The collaboration tool
Structured and Semantic Markup. A technical markup language that distinguishes the structure and semantic content of a document. The focus is to capture the logical structure of the document content. This allows the same content to than be published by layout software in many different form, ie. web pages, 9" by 7" printed technical books, 8" by 11" PDF, etc,
Layout Engine. Software that takes structured content plus a style sheet and produces the final human consumable product. This can be HTML web pages, PDF files, printing press read files for a book, speech sythesiser ready file, mobile phone comparable output, etc.
The wiki technology provides:
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|Contributor and date information for each sentence in current document|
The DocBook markup provides:
Ability to create content with
The XSTL provides:
Ability to publish in web format and PDF as an automated process after modifications
Ability to craft the look of Web and PDF output from style sheets
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