RE: a question about writing instructions

Subject: RE: a question about writing instructions
From: Alan Bucher <bucherino -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 12:13:26 -0800 (PST)


Beth Agnew wrote:
>I've seen this sort of thing a number of times in various companies
>for which I consulted. They just have outdated practices regarding
>technical communication. You can help bring them into the 21st
>century by showing them the difference between their current style
>and what we now recommend for task-based documentation. The STC
>conference proceedings, Techwr-l archives, and information from
>various usability sites should be good resources for illustrating
>current thought on best practices, and why these methods make
>documentation easier to read and understand.

Ya know, you can copy and paste that exact comment into the "field"
vs. "text box" discussion!

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