Example of wrong kind of expertise

Subject: Example of wrong kind of expertise
From: "David Downing" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 11:35:56 -0500

A follow-up to my last post. An example of some documentation written
by someone with the wrong kind of expertise is manual for the version of
the Cubase music software that I use. (To be fair, I think what I use
is several versions out of date, and the documentation may have
improved.) The manual seemed to be written by someone who not only had
the software-anatomy orientation I spoke of earlier, but didn't seem to
know a lot about music. Ideally, someone like Rick Wakeman, Claus
Voohrman (sp?), or Philip Glass should have written the documentation.

(Of course, Philip Glass would have written minimalist documentation

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