RE: LONG - A colloquial writing style?

Subject: RE: LONG - A colloquial writing style?
From: "Joe Malin" <jmalin -at- tuvox -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 11:47:30 -0700

Hello Guy!

I have to check this out.

You bring up an excellent point. Creative ways of *learning* are
important. The question is, are you presenting really presenting your
documentation as a way of *learning*? If you are, then a different
language may be extremely useful.

Most of the documentation I find myself writing is less about *learning*
and more about, well...

I don't know how to put it. It's the case of presenting a small snippet
of information that the reader uses to quickly solve a particular task.
They don't have time to "learn", they're just trying to solve a problem.

In that case, what style should we use?


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