Documentation development at Red Hat was a collaborative process. Documents were continuously improved with input from customer and SME bugs, developer input, and my review of daily development builds. I maintained five manuals totaling over 400 pages on both Linux and Solaris operating systems with an update and release schedule of four-six months. Upon assuming the lead technical writer position, I brought the documents in line with standard technical english (which increases the ease of translation), wrote new content as new features were added, and updated the organization of the documents to reflect the UI.
This excerpt comes from the Maintenance chapter of the RHN 4.0 Satellite Guide. It was written in DocBook XML markup, using Emacs on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
The document can be viewed here.