RE: Documenting the user interface

Subject: RE: Documenting the user interface
From: "Sarah Bouchier" <Sarah -dot- Bouchier -at- exony -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 14:41:28 -0000

>A LONG time ago, someone once suggested that one of the key aims of
>technical documentation was to make the Support staff redundant. I'd
>these days that the job of the UI designer is to make US redundant!

Which is why I am always very encouraging when any of the UI developers
here come to me to name fields and write concise on-screen help text...

The job never ends. It only changes.

Sarah Bouchier
Technical Author



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