- From: Telsa Gwynne <hobbit aloss ukuu org uk>
- To: Gnome-Doc-List <gnome-doc-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Indexing
- Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2000 22:06:23 +0100
On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 01:41:22PM -0500 or thereabouts, Dan Mueth wrote:
> Does anybody have expertise in the indexing field? There was an OSWG
> person at GUADEC who had some expertise in indexing (and felt it was not a
> trivial thing to do) - does anybody recall what his name was? It would be
The guy who demonstrated how you could have too many links and thus
end up to-and-fro'ing between document and glossary on his laptop?
That was another Dan: Daniel Barlow, GCC-HOWTO writer.
Or do you mean someone else? I don't really remember who was there
when we got onto the subject of indexing. Did Chuck Toparek from
O'Reilly have some comments on it, too?
> really helpful if somebody with some experience here could give us some
> pointers on the best way to index a document. We will probably want to
> put some guidelines on indexing in the Handbook.
Suggestion: stick up a "We are looking for resources -- and ideally
people -- that can tell us about indexing" note on the www.oswg.org
site, or email the mailing lists there. It might work :)
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