Re: Release Notes

Subject: Re: Release Notes
From: "Zen C" <zenizenc -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 20:40:54 -0400

Thank you all for your input.

On 8/22/07, John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> When doing release notes, gotta keep something in mind...they're created
> at the end because they describe changes/discoveries/issues that came too
> late to get into the documentation.
> The more complicated they get, the longer it takes, until you are doing
> RNs while you are doing regular docs, and that defeats the purpose. It takes
> us less than a week to create an RN of about 25-30 pages.
> > For new releases of existing products, almost everyone expects to see a
> > table of resolved issues (bug fixes) and a table of unresolved issues,
> > along with their workarounds.
> Exactly.
> - New features that didn't make it into the docs
> - Known and discovered issues that didn't get fixed in time
> - Workarounds
> - What was fixed since the last release
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
> "They say everyone needs goals. Mine is to live forever.
> So far, so good."

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