RE: Resources on estimating documentation projects

Subject: RE: Resources on estimating documentation projects
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 12:27:53 -0500

RTFM*, and have a nice day.

*Read The Ferschlugginer Manual

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Markos
> Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 12:22 PM
> To: Sharon Burton; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Resources on estimating documentation projects
> Sharon:
> So what is the essence of her approach to time
> estimating: history (maybe Ok if your doing a
> knock-off, but many - maybe most of us - don't do too
> many of those)? anticipated page count? number of
> developers?
> Thanks,
> Tony
> P.S. You know Sharon, Hackos credits Yourdon as a
> source of inspiration.
> "It is only by dying (i.e., following the flow of
> data) that we are born again (i.e., come to understand
> the underlying logic of a software system)" - AJ
> Markos
> --- Sharon Burton <> wrote:
> > Nor does it cover the importance of red licorice
> > whips and pizza in a project.
> > But it does the most accepted quality standards in
> > the industry, such as CCM,
> > and how those apply to tech pubs projects.
> >
> > It's not about analyzing your project, it's about
> > managing it as tho it were a
> > project in an organization that is striving for
> > quality, Tony. You might want
> > to get the book and then read it. It is the accepted
> > bible in our
> > field. It has
> > a lot of important information you should know.
> >

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