On Feb 1, 2008, at 12:06 PM, Christopher Wyatt wrote: > On Feb 1, 2008, at 7:34 AM, Paul Bruneau wrote: > >> I hope that the people deciding go very carefully in moving away >> from those standard tags. Speaking from personal experience, it is >> very fatiguing to look through 600 pages to make changes over..and >> over...and over > > That was basically my argument -- don't play with the standards. > The wikitext files generate standard, clean, HTML 3.2 or 4.0 when > you export back to HTML. I'm telling my students who will do the > editing to alter nothing -- absolutely nothing -- unless there is a > link name or other issue what causes wiki problems. (For example: > no special characters or spaces can be used in most wiki systems so > we are using underscores.) > > Once the wiki is done, it can become the central repository for > updates and for exporting the Apple Help HTML. I'll do all > everything I can to make the process painless once the site is > established. > > The HTML didn't use headings, which is one step we are taking. Sub- > topics, such as "Description" within a keyword, are being converted > to low-level headings for indexing purposes (H3, H4, etc.). We're > testing the results on both Wikibooks and on the Apple Help system. > > Everything will be done by the end of this 15-week semester, I'm > hoping! Updated all the way around, as wiki, HTML, and PDF. It sounds great!