RE: Examples of good tech writing?

Subject: RE: Examples of good tech writing?
From: "Barbara Philbrick" <caslon -at- alltel -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 09:11:07 -0500

It's this woman's opinion, too. I understand trying to make the user
comfortable, but it gets tiresome after a while. I'm reading a Speed
Cleaning book that is using the same philosophy, but I want to get to the
meat of it already... I know my cleaning limitations and don't need to feel
better about them. Just show me how to get it over with faster!


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+caslon=alltel -dot- net -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of
jim guarino
Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 4:19 PM
To: Julie Stickler; arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Examples of good tech writing?

Just one man's opinion, but I have stopped reading the "Idiot" and
"Dummies"-type books, because I find the breezy tone extremely annoying.
They often seem to say in 100 words something that could just as easily be
said in 10, and when looking for help with a new concept, I am an impatient
reader. For what it's worth.

Jim Guarino

-----Original Message-----
>From: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
>Sent: Jan 12, 2006 2:02 PM
>To: "arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com" <arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com>
>Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>Subject: Re: Examples of good tech writing?
>Whoops, should have highlighted the suggestion of of the Dummies and
>Idiots series.


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