RE: An urban legend regarding documentation?

Subject: RE: An urban legend regarding documentation?
From: "Gilda Spitz" <gaspitz -at- longview -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 10:29:59 -0500

This has been a fascinating discussion. Thanks to all who took the time to provide such wonderful replies!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gilda Spitz
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2003 10:00 AM
> To: Techwr-l (E-mail)
> Subject: An urban legend regarding documentation?
> I have a question about the Challenger disaster, regarding its documentation.
> I heard a rumour that the person writing documentation for NASA wanted to insert a warning regarding the O rings, but was instructed to omit it. I suspect this is an urban legend, but I haven't been able to find anything relevant on my usual Urban Legend Web site.
> Does anyone in Techwr-l know anything about this, to either prove or disprove the story?
> Gilda Spitz
> Manager, Documentation Services
> Longview Solutions
> 905.940.1510 Ext. 5314
> gaspitz -at- longview -dot- com



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