RE: QUERY: Bug Fix?

Subject: RE: QUERY: Bug Fix?
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 09:15:51 -0400


"Bug fix" is easily understood by users, developers, managers,
regulators, distributors, service techs -- you get the idea. You can
find a hundred euphemisms, some facetious and some earnest, but none are
as easily understood. We are tech writers, and clarity is our business.

As for "official" terms, that depends on your organization -- Marketing
sometimes frowns on clarity.

And make sure it's really a bug fix, and not just an improvement to a
working function. Your organization should have a clear definition of
these as well.

Dan Goldstein

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jennifer Blom
> Of JBlom -at- ricoh-europe -dot- com
> Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 9:13 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: RE: QUERY: Bug Fix?
>
> Hello,
>
> We use the term Bug Fix in house, and I would like to know if
> there is an "official" term, or if bug fix is okay.

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