Re: Are you debating the elimination of printed docs? (An idea...)

Subject: Re: Are you debating the elimination of printed docs? (An idea...)
From: Sandy Harris <sharris -at- dkl -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2000 09:45:08 -0500

David Neeley wrote:

> We're in an ongoing debate between those who believe we should eliminate
> printed docs for our applications (large manufacturing software programs),
> and those who stick firmly to the "It's not documentation unless it's in
> print!) school.
>
> The former group consists of the entire tech pubs staff, while the latter
> includes some of the higher-ups who haven't actually used the program for
> years. (Sorry for the editorial!).

My starting point would be the assumption that /all/ documentation should
be delivered online /and/ be printable by the user.

given that, the only question is whether you also deliver printed and bound
versions. Your idea sounds good for that.




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