Re: how to list items

Subject: Re: how to list items
From: Keri Morgret <kerilists -at- morgret -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 10:45:21 -0800

Richard Saul Wurman claims that are only five real ways to organize information. In Information Anxiety 2, he details LATCH: The Five Ultimate Hatracks on pages 40 and 41.


Keri Morgret

> Dick Margulis wrote:
> My point is that sometimes sequences just happen--as a result of an
ill-considered architectural decision made early in the design process; and
changing that logic to permit the developer or the tech writer to apply a
more sensible sequencing rule may be fairly difficult as you get into the
later stages of coding a product.
> --------------------------
> At which point the technical writer does what?
> A. lists the items in a "neutral" order like alphabetical
> B. lists the items in the order presented
> C. ?


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