RE: terminology question (and a bit of a rant)

Subject: RE: terminology question (and a bit of a rant)
From: "Anameier, Christine A - Eagan, MN" <CANAMEIE -at- email -dot- usps -dot- gov>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 15:10:00 -0400

> . . . along comes a style guide, that you wrote, where everything
> you like (your style) is in the style guide as good, and
> everything you don't like (their style) is not in the manual,
> or documented as bad style.
> Not long on credibility, dontchathink?.

Yeah, that's the other problem with the style guide idea.

> But I LIKE screen shots in the help...

We're talking about the term "screen"... not screenshots.

> Tell the problem that their document is SO bad that
> the product will be less usable because of what they've
> done, or are you afraid that someone will see what you
> did as redundant?

Aw, come on, John--give Rosemary some credit here. She wrote it first and, I'd
bet, wrote it better; hers is not the redundant version. I think it's safe to
assume she's concerned about usability.


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