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Discussion in 'The Lounge - Off Topic' started by tripwire45, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

    Hypothetical question related to this thread: You have a series of XML configuration files that apply to different portions of your software product. You know that not all of your customers will be interested in or need access to these files. Only admins and developers who might want to review or tweak these files will need to be able to find them.

    Where in your documentation, would be the most logical place to put these files? Would you just provide a reference as to how to access them in the /bin folder or would you reproduce them in your documentation?
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  2. greenbrucelee
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    greenbrucelee Zettabyte Poster

    If I was ever creating a technical doucment, I would create a reference for each file on a page as readers would be able to quickly find what they want and get on with their tasks.
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  3. BosonMichael
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    BosonMichael Yottabyte Poster

    In a folder named /1337. :D The people who need them will know where to look. ;) :p

    Just kidding. I have no idea. :)
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  4. twizzle

    twizzle Gigabyte Poster

    If it was me i would put the information about teh config files in a box out within the section of the software product that thay apply to. People can then decide if they need to know this or not without having to keep flicking back to the relevant sections.
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