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Subject:Re: Type of documentation? From:Zsuzsa Nagy <zsuzsa_nagy -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 30 Aug 2006 00:44:43 -0700 (PDT)
What about calling these docs white papers?
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> Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 19:40:38 -0400
> From: "Chris Orr" <got2940 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
> Subject: Type of documentation?
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> I am trying to come up with a good name for the type
> of documentation I have
> been working on lately, but I'm not getting very
> far. Here's a description
> of it.
> Where our release documentation has a narrow focus
> on specific products,
> this documentation has a wide focus on tasks or
> processes that span multiple
> products. It is published independently of product
> releases, to the company
> knowledgebase and/or online magazine. There is a
> possibility it could be
> published in trade magazines. This type of
> documentation is heavily informed
> by research into best practices, standards, the
> existing market, feedfback
> from consultants in the field, and such.
> Our manager calls this documentation "best
> practices," but it's more than
> that. What would you call it?
> Chris Orr
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