RE: Documenting two similar interfaces

Subject: RE: Documenting two similar interfaces
From: "Spectrum Writing " <SpectrumWriting -at- q -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 14:43:13 -0600

What??? You don't believe in regression testing? Sigh - don't go there. C
now works, but A and B are now broken. Sound familiar? LOL!

Tammy Van Boening
Owner/Principal
Spectrum Writing, LLC
www.spectrumwritingllc.com

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Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 10:42 AM
To: Gene Kim-Eng; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Documenting two similar interfaces

Gene Kim-Eng wrote:

> Ultimately, my real desire would be for the latest release of every SW
> program
> to come with an option check box titled, "Make it work just like the
> previous
> release."

But there is such an option. It's called not upgrading. ;-)

Richard


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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303-777-0436
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References:
WinHelp -- the platform that wouldn't die: From: Dan Goldstein
Documenting two similar interfaces: From: Sarah Blake
Re: Documenting two similar interfaces: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Documenting two similar interfaces: From: Sarah Blake
Re: Documenting two similar interfaces: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Documenting two similar interfaces: From: Combs, Richard

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