Re: Predecessors always worse?

Subject: Re: Predecessors always worse?
From: Dossy Shiobara <dossy -at- panoptic -dot- com>
To: Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 11:08:08 -0400

Erika Yanovich wrote:
> Why is that we hear sentences from tech writers like 'The documentation I inherited is badly written/should be completely rewritten/reorganized' (pick your favorite version) and not sentences like 'I was impressed by the documentation I found here'.
> Does this happen because the existing docs are objectively worse or because happy tech writers are quieter?

One person's "good enough" is another's "not acceptable."


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Panoptic Computer Network |
"He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own
folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)

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