RE: Simply

Subject: RE: Simply
From: Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 14:47:05 -0700 (PDT)

I'm doing the same whenever I see it, especially after
this thread confirmed what I felt but wasn't yet brave
enough to articulate forcefully.

Now I'm wondering how much other marketing-speak has
crept into technical documentation, which should be
free of that entirely. They can do a great job selling
it, but they have "artistic license," where our job is
to get users functional with it quickly.

--- Keith Hansen <KRH -at- weiland-wfg -dot- com> wrote:

> My predecessors used "simply" all the time.
> To me, it sounds
> like marketing copy. ("It's as simple as 1-2-3!") I
> have eliminated it
> from our documentation.

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