Re: Reference Guide vs. User's guide

Subject: Re: Reference Guide vs. User's guide
From: Martyn Perry <Martyn -dot- Perry -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 08:43:25 -0700 (PDT)

> What is the difference between a reference manual
> and a user's guide? I am a
> freelancer and have recently ventured into this
> field.
If you are writing for the UNIX world, the title "reference manual" is reserved
for the printed or online documentation of the manual pages (man pages).


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