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IMO, a living document is one that changes constantly. I guess that
makes a doc that is only changed occasionally on life support.
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Of Dan Goldstein
Sent: Monday, May 15, 2006 2:15 PM
Subject: RE: Living documents?
Bingo -- thanks for proving my point. To be a "living document," must it
constantly change, or does it merely need to get used a lot? Not every
company would agree on this.
Poetry thrives on ambiguity. Tech writing chokes on it.
-- Dan Goldstein
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Jones
> Sent: Monday, May 15, 2006 5:00 PM
> To: 'TECHWR-L'
> Subject: RE: Living documents?
> Is 'living' document a regular way of describing them?
> Anyway, I like this nomenclature and I'd guess that
> an immutable document, one that is not modified too
> much over the years, would still be a 'living'
> document. A dead one I guess would be one that is no
> longer used for any kind of reference.
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