Legal requirements on doc (EU/US)

Subject: Legal requirements on doc (EU/US)
From: "Jocelyn Olivier" <jolivier -at- calendra -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 10:27:52 +0100

What are the legal regulations (European Union directives and US laws) on technical documentation in the software industry? What happens legally if the manuals are inaccurate or if the software does not work the documents say it should?


-----Original Message-----
From: Bil Gladstone [mailto:admin -at- bcnexus -dot- com]
Sent: lundi 2 décembre 2002 01:14
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If the economy continues to be tight, if the shareholders and stock
weenies see surges in ROI, and/or if the functionality of documentation
is not State regulated (as we've heard about Europe where, if the user
can't understand the docs, the company can be held liable), (...)

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