Re: Funny Tech Writing
The helicopter approach was suggested to me as a way of defusing pickyI recently had a translator ask me to explain one of my placeholders in a Help file. It had gotten through 2 tech reviews, a full edit, and my final review before going on to translation!
SMEs. Put one outrageously wrong thing into the documentation, and the
SME would jump all over it. He or she would then be distracted away from
attempting to correct grammar errors, spelling mistakes, etc.
Let us overthrow the totems, break the taboos. Or better, let us consider them cancelled. Coldly, let us be intelligent.
Canadian politician (1919 - 2000)
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