Re: How do I document vaporware?

Subject: Re: How do I document vaporware?
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 13:22:33 -0600

From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Subject: Re: How do I document vaporware?


In general it is bad policy to document futures. The documentation can
leave the company open to charges of failing to meet promises of
delivery of product, can telegraph plans to competitors, and (as you
have mentioned) confuse the customer.

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What if you don't specify exactly what's coming in the future? Is it okay to just say something like ?This option will be available in the future,? without saying what the option does?
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