Re: Minimalism since 2000

Subject: Re: Minimalism since 2000
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 17:57:52 +0800 (WST)

I wonder if minimalism has been absorbed into newer fields such as the information typing part of DITA. Steve, if you can find a copy of Developing Quality Technical Information, by Gretchen Hargis et al, I'd be interested to hear how much overlap you find with minimalist principles.

> I've been searching through the Techwr-l archives, month by month, and I'm back to late 2002.

Apologies if I'm teaching you to suck eggs, but did you know you can Google the techwr-l archives directly? Googling for:

minimalism site:techwr-l.com/archives

... yields 274 hits, ranging from a 1994 discussion to the current thread.

Stuart
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