Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?

Subject: Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?
From: "Doc" <doc -at- vertext -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 16:56:02 -0400


I am soooooo tempted ...
-Doc

"Janice Gelb" <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com> wrote in message
news:163476 -at- techwr-l -dot- -dot- -dot-
>
> letoured -at- together -dot- net wrote:
> >
> > Actually in some industries the writers do have to think
> > ahead of the user,and write accordingly -- because of the
> > legal liabilities, the costs of equipment damage that can
> > run into multi-millions, downtime (for machines and systems
> > that have a value of hundreds of thousands of dollars per
> > hour), and the possible loss of life, not to mention ethics.
> >
>
> I urge those of you who've never seen them to check out
> this link to "Scientific Truth in Product Warning Labels":
>
> http://quark.physics.uwo.ca/~harwood/humor14.html
>
> -- Janice
>
>
>




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