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Re: Saving data to hard drive vs posting it to network
Subject:Re: Saving data to hard drive vs posting it to network From:Joy Kocar <kocar -dot- joy -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- polycom -dot- com> Date:Tue, 7 Jun 2011 09:48:27 -0600
How do you handle this when working in a team environment with multiple
people working on the same set of files?
I have insets and linked images in FrameMaker. Right now it is all on my
local machine but I will be getting a new person to train and we both have
to access the files.
Joy Kocar, EIT
Training Materials Lead Engineer
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Combs, Richard
<richard -dot- combs -at- polycom -dot- com>wrote:
> Cardimon, Craig wrote:
> > For those of you who store your work on a network rather than on your
> > local machine, do you actually work on the network, or do you just move
> > your stuff up there later?
> I always work on files locally and periodically copy them to the network
> share. Two reasons:
> (1) In my young and foolish days, I ran into problems working over the
> network on FrameMaker files containing referenced graphics and text insets,
> probably due to network latency. And I've heard tales of woe from others
> using various applications who've had similar problems.
> (2) If I'm working on local files, I'm not impeded by network
> outages/congestion or loss of connectivity (I work from home over a VPN
> fairly often).
> Richard G. Combs
> Senior Technical Writer
> Polycom, Inc.
> richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
> rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
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