RE: Just can't help myself

Subject: RE: Just can't help myself
From: Amanda_Abelove -at- toyota -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 14:15:28 -0700

Oh please. Who hasn't written it that way?

My point is... they didn't NEED a manual until there was a PRODUCT to be
delivered. And if the PRODUCT isn't WORKING who cares about the manual?

John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote on 04/26/2005 02:05:01 PM:

> > And rates will always be lower for writers because the product
> > needs to exist before there's a need for a manual on it.
> Wrong.
> My last gig, I created 250 pages of user manual from the functional
> and technical specs. I started it 3 months before line one of code
> was written and was 95% done the day it went to QA.
> ...and this wasn't the first time I did it that way.
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
> âNever be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone
> amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built
> the Titanic.â - Dave Barry


RE: Just can't help myself: From: John Posada

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