RE: craft vs. science vs. art

Subject: RE: craft vs. science vs. art
From: Phil Levy <PLevy -at- epion -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 13:36:25 -0400


To respond to two of your many points:


-----Original Message-----
From: Dick Margulis [mailto:margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net]
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 12:58 PM
To: TECHWR-L; Phil Levy
Subject: RE: craft vs. science vs. art

>I would know that a
>document is effective and that my audience's needs
> are fulfilled by testing the document with an
> audience, same as you.

You routinely have an audience test your documents. I have never had an
audience test a document of mine. Not even superficially.

>If you and I both rely on the same QA department...

QA departments don't add value to a product. What they do is catch mistakes
that are expensive to fix.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Your monthly sponsorship message here reaches more than
5000 technical writers, providing 2,500,000+ monthly impressions.
Contact Eric (ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com) for details and availability.

Check out RoboDemo for tutorials! It makes creating full-motion software
demonstrations and other onscreen support materials easy and intuitive.
Need RoboHelp? Save $100 on RoboHelp Office in May with our mail-in rebate.
Go to http://www.ehelp.com/techwr-l
---
You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as: archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for more resources and info.



Previous by Author: RE: craft vs. science vs. art
Next by Author: RE: craft vs. science vs. art
Previous by Thread: RE: craft vs. science vs. art
Next by Thread: RE: craft vs. science vs. art


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads