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

Subject: Re: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?
From: Janice Gelb <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 14:04:31 -0700 (PDT)


letoured -at- together -dot- net wrote:
>
>Janice Gelb <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com> said:
>
>>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":
>
>You posted a link to a humor page -- with the point being what?
>

Ummmm, that the humor at that page was both apropos and funny?


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