Re: Documentation Delivery - print or CD?

Subject: Re: Documentation Delivery - print or CD?
From: "Sandy Harris" <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 10:01:52 +0800

On Nov 30, 2007 12:26 AM, <bphuettner -at- aol -dot- com> wrote:

I'd say Unix man pages set a minimum standard. That was
back about 1970, but it is amazing how many more recent
systems get it wrong..

Everything available online and printable. Complete docs,
including things like documenting all file formats used.
Extensive cross-referencing. Both reference material
with all the details and tutorials with a user viewpoint.

Granted, nroff is obsolete and we can do it much better
today, but I'd still say that's a minimum standard that
needs to be met in any software documentation.

Sandy Harris,
Nanjing, China

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