Re: Chapter summaries at start of doc: yes/no?

Subject: Re: Chapter summaries at start of doc: yes/no?
From: Peter Sturgeon <prsturgeon -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com, Sarah -dot- Bouchier -at- exony -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 09:55:52 -0700 (PDT)

Sarah Bouchier [mailto:Sarah -dot- Bouchier -at- exony -dot- com] noted:

> Obviously when I +notice+ that the summary hasn't been updated, I do.
> I've found, however, especially when working with others, that
> forgetting to update the summary to reflect changes made is a fruitful
> source of errors.

So how do we avoid "forgetting?"

I've found that checklists can work---at least it's harder to say you forgot if you have a reminder.

We have a whiteboard on the fridge where we put reminders of chores for our teenage sons, who are prone to "forget" otherwise:)


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