RE: TW angle to the Compuware/IBM conflict

Subject: RE: TW angle to the Compuware/IBM conflict
From: "Nora Merhar" <nmerhar -at- charlesindustries -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 13:10:47 -0600

I had to do this recently--I used a large chunk of the vendor's manual. I
cited the vendor's document with their trademarks, and sent the document to
the vendor for approval.

They were fine with what I did.

I also identified some missing info in their document, as tactfully as


> I have a legitimate professional reason to ask, because I have not had to
> document systems developed with third-party components before, and don't
> know how they are dealt with as regards to legal ownership and "credit"
> within the final product and its documentation. I believe I may have one
> such app. coming up within the next year, which will be developed for
> internal use, using a third-party component for a significant
> piece of the
> logic.

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