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wow... you had functional and product specs? Sometimes i have to write manuals working just on heresay from product managers and developers, and blind faith. its terribly exciting, by-the-seat-of-my-pants kinda stuff. yeah.
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Behalf Of Bill
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 11:38 AM
Subject: Re: Just can't help myself
> > And rates will always be lower for writers because the product
> > needs to exist before there's a need for a manual on it.
> 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.
Right on. My last doc project's draft was done before the product was
even built for the first time. :-)
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