RE: Seven words for seven words

Subject: RE: Seven words for seven words
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 16:36:38 -0500

Thanks for all the suggestions. In the end, I realized that it was a
mistake to look for seven words -- that would only parrot the glibness.
Instead, I looked for a more elegant form...

"Do not weigh the book.
Weigh the Help Desk telephone.
The book is lighter."

> Dan Goldstein wrote:
> > One of our developers sent an e-mail with the well-worn quote, "User
> > documentation is only weighed, never read." [snip]
> >
> > But what I *really* needed was a seven-word response to the glib,
> > seven-word quote...
> >

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Seven words for seven words: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Seven words for seven words: From: Janice Gelb

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