RE: Survey Question

Subject: RE: Survey Question
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher5 -at- cox -dot- net>
To: "Andrew Warren" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 11:58:31 -0700

When I first started in the software industry in 1983, I heard the president
of my company mention that as a novel new approach that someone, somewhere,
was trying. She didn't implement it at that company. I've worked in the
software industry ever since and, while I've heard it mentioned
occasionally, I've never seen it even tried. Stories about companies who've
done it are urban legend, I'm convinced. IMO, writing the manual first is
like nuclear fusion -- they both sound like really good ideas, but so far,
they're both impossible to make happen.

My two cents
-Sue Gallagher

Andrew Warren:
> Write the User's Manual FIRST.


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