Minimalism since 2000

Subject: Minimalism since 2000
From: "Janoff, Steve" <Steve -dot- Janoff2 -at- Teradata -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 20:12:26 -0400


Newbie to the list, apologies if I'm violating posting principles or
this has been asked before (I'm guessing it has). :/ Search of the site
doesn't bring up much.

I'm currently researching Minimalism, am reading the books by John M.
Carroll ("The Nurnberg Funnel" and "Minimalism Beyond the Nurnberg
Funnel"), and subsequent research sort of has everything coming to a
grinding halt around 1999-ish.

Have there been any really important articles or works on this topic
from 2000 on? If so, I'm missing them.

Appreciate any pointers or insights into the best place(s) to look for
information on this.

The two journals I'm considering reviewing for this info (will need to
find them at a local univ. library) are "Technical Communication" (STC)
and "IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication." Are there
additional sources I should be looking into? (I've seen one or two
others that have the odd such article, such as one by ACM on
Professional Communication, and then a journal on teaching Tech

Thank you very much for your help!


Steve J.

Steve Janoff
Writer for Information Engineering
Steve -dot- Janoff2 -at- Teradata -dot- com


Free Software Documentation Project Web Cast: Covers developing Table of
Contents, Context IDs, and Index, as well as Doc-To-Help
2009 tips, tricks, and best practices.

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control!

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:


Previous by Author: Use of Articles in English
Next by Author: RE: Minimalism since 2000
Previous by Thread: Formatting a side note in FrameMaker 9
Next by Thread: Re: Minimalism since 2000

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads