[ZDP] Outline of style guide
Thu, 18 Nov 1999 09:40:39 +0100
>===== Original Message From Ute Methner <email@example.com> =====
>Thank you for your feedback, Rik.
>My negligence, I should have pointed out on my previous email the
>philosopy behind the decisions I made in setting up this style guide.
>The style guide content I posted is an outline of the types of topics
>that will be covered in the guide. The style guide covers both online
>and hardcopy versions of Zbook. Where applicable, the guidelines for
>the online and for the hardcopy version will be explained in individual
>sub-sections of each topic and will appear as such in the table of
Ah, good, that wasn't clear to me.
>My choice of arranging the guidelines by topic rather than online
>vs hardcopy is to make it easier to find information and to keep
>the size of the style guide manageable. If you look at the
>Production section of the guide, you will see that content structure
>for online and for hardcopy documents will be individually
>addressed in the style guide.
Ok, I agree, just wanted to make sure nothing was left out accidentally.
>I am also considering posting the style guide in pdf as well as html
You could use Pavlos Christoforou's pdfDocument (on the zope site); it will
give a pdf representation of HTML. Don't think it's on the zdp site yet,
>Regarding, electronic indexes, auto indexing software for HTML exists,
>but I haven't yet had the time to investigate it. It's on my TODO
What about ZCatalog? This will do much for your indexing, is flexibly
queryable (is this English?), or representable, if you wish, _and_ it comes
with zope out of the box.