Camera manual comments

Subject: Camera manual comments
From: "Sandy Harris" <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 07:20:35 +0800

>From a thread on a camera list, mostly saying good things
about the Olympus E3. This is a new top-of-the-line digital
camera, $1500+ for body alone.

An E3 user's comment:

> The Basic manual is pretty confusing at times: it doesn't explain
> processes well enough so I have to work it out for myself most of the
> time.

and a reply:

| I'm convinced most technology companies employ Rhesus monkeys to write
| their manuals. Can't say I blame 'em: I used to write manuals and found
| out that no-one in the target audiences even bothered to open them.
| Nothing like also being a Tier 3 tech-support guy and telling them the
| answer to their question was on page 53 of the manual... Thus,
| companies are reluctant to put real time and effort into the docs.

Sandy Harris,
Nanjing, China

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