Additional new features

Subject: Additional new features
From: "Ronald Schwarz" <RSchwarz -at- cosmocom -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 12:48:44 -0400

My Product manager wrote the official Documentation Plan for the new product release. He included What Additional Features are Available in one of the user documents. In my ten years of experience in other companies, this was put either in the Release Notes or the installation document.

What are some good reasons for not putting such a section in a user document? The main output will be online help. The print version will be a secondary distribution. It seems this "what's new" section will hardly ever be read by someone using online help to solve a problem in the use of the product.

Ronald Schwarz

Senior Technical Writer

CosmoCom, Inc.
121 Broad Hollow Road
Melville, NY 11747 USA
Phone: +1 (631) 940-4320
Fax: +1 (631) 930-3252
EMAIL: RSchwarz -at- cosmocom -dot- com

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