Seeking tool recommendations

Subject: Seeking tool recommendations
From: Craig Haiss <craighaiss -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 08:23:48 -0700 (PDT)

Can anyone recommend tools that would flag similar paragraphs in a large documentation set? The goal is to re-use this content via XML and reduce the overall word count.

The technical side of re-use isn't the issue; it's finding the redundant content at a granular level.

Author-IT eXtend appears to show fuzzy content matches as you are typing new content, but I don't see any way to analyze a bunch of existing content for duplication.

What I'm looking for is a tool that would analyze the whole doc set and produce a report of content chunks that are good candidates for re-use.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance,

Craig Haiss


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