Re: The Bible in Tech Comm

Subject: Re: The Bible in Tech Comm
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 11:46:16 -0700 (PDT)

It depends one what model you are working toward. If you are looking
for a model of a technical document that gets read in some measure by
almost every person of a particular "user case" on the face of the
earth, you could do worse.

Can you say the same of any of your technical documents?

> > Haven't you ever done a gap analysis of a technical document?
> > Does doing one negate the fact that it is still a technical
> document?
> Most of the documents we create have gaps in them somewhere.
> Usually, they're due to compromises we were forced to make for
> time and/or budget. That doesn't negate the fact that they're
> still
> technical documents, but I wouldn't present them as "models for
> ideal technical communication."

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

"What do we want? More than
anybody else has."
Steve Ballmer


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