Re: Reader responsibility
What *should* formal audience analysis look like? It's been so long since I've seen a focus group or press-ganged some "users", that I can't really remember (that would be at Philips in Montreal in the late 1980s). Darn, I'm old! Candidate for accreditation grandfathering? :-)Personally, I've never been that big on formal audience analysis. I prefer being thorough about what can be done with the subject I'm documenting, down to the unlikely possibilities.
I also rely on what might be called audience empathy. However, that sounds like too exalted a name for simply imagining what people might do faced with a given situation.
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