RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: "Jane Carnall" <jane -dot- carnall -at- digitalbridges -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 15:43:51 +0100

Tom Murrell wrote:
>> How often do you, as a tech writer, read instructions or
>> documentation for products you use?
>Oooh, nasty question...LOL.
>My standard answer is, "Why would I read that stuff? I know the kind of
>who write it!" :-)

Oh, I always read it if it's there (I clicked "frequently" because sometimes
it's not and sometimes it's unreadable): if it's good I learn something, if
it's bad I get to sneer.

Jane Carnall
"Go not to the technical writers for counsel, for they will tell you to


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