Re: Jargon Lovin' Fool

Subject: Re: Jargon Lovin' Fool
From: Andrew Plato <intrepid_es -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 17:37:48 -0700 (PDT)

--- Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com> wrote:

> For me, the effort to understand what I'm writing about is at least half
> the
> time of producing the document. In fact, if I have trouble finding the
> right
> way to simplify the concepts (or, to put it another way, the degree of
> complexity to put into the manual) then I know that I'm still too
> ignorant to
> be writing.

My experience is very similar. I spend about 50% of my time figuring it
out, 25% writing it, then 25% honing, tweaking, and simplifying. However,
I could cut out the honing and simplifying and still have something that
was technically correct, but a but messy and cumbersome.

Andrew Plato

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