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Subject:RE: Reviewers who don't review From:Steven Jong <SteveFJong -at- comcast -dot- net> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 2 Aug 2006 09:38:25 -0400
Tom Green mentioned a bizarre statement intended to see which
reviewers were paying attention. I once documented a pen-based
interface, and included in the middle of one procedure the statement
"Press hard; you are making three copies." The QA reviewer caught it 8^)
However, I can't recommend the practice, precisely for fear of
forgetting about the joke. Once upon a time a Honeywell technical
manual went to print with one error message that counseled to "call
Mr. Crebo." That joke the writer forgot about...