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Subject:Re: System Requirements From:Elizabeth Ross <beth -at- vcubed -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 09 May 2000 12:06:01 -0400
I have two systems on my desk: one for testing and one for writing the
manual. I tried to do both on one system, but some beta software crashed it
one day quite near my deadline.
Never, ever, ever write your documentation on your test system. Bad things
will happen eventually and you will weep.
Senior Technical Writer
V3 Semiconductor Corp.
beth -at- vcubed -dot- com http://www.vcubed.com
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum.
> From: jarnopol <jarnopol -at- interaccess -dot- com>
> Seriously, the problem with having a super machine, is that it is often NOT
> what our users have. it's great for development, but if you're responsible
> for testing as well as writing, the monster machine could be a problem.