RE: Yahoo has no staff tech writers

Subject: RE: Yahoo has no staff tech writers
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbri -at- haestad -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2002 12:34:51 -0400

Well, for example, the indexing doesn't really represent alternative
ways people might look things up, and items like setting up indexes and
TOCs seem unclear for newbies and the like. In other words, I have cause
to wonder whether the folks writing the FrameMaker online help have
actually written documentation using the product outside of documenting
FrameMaker itself.

For example, open a copy of FrameMaker 7, The Complete Reference, and it
is clear the authors have used the product to get projects done. I don't
believe that such experience shines through when you read the FM UG and
online help.

Of course, opinions may vary.



Sean Brierley
Software Documentation Specialist
Haestad Methods
203-805-0572 (voice)
203-597-1488 (fax)

-----Original Message-----
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
[mailto:eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com]

Sean, sorry to ask, but what does the following statement mean?

"And, I don't know that the folks who are using FrameMaker have ever
used it in
a get-work-done, production environment."

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