RE: Cost per page metrics

Subject: RE: Cost per page metrics
From: "Sharon Burton" <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com>
To: "'Combs, Richard'" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>, "'Bill Swallow'" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Broberg, Mats'" <mabr -at- flir -dot- se>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 08:22:33 -0700

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Sharon Burton
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Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 7:27 AM
To: Bill Swallow; Broberg, Mats
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Cost per page metrics

Bill Swallow wrote:

> I don't use "cost per page" metrics. They are meaningless by modern
> standards.

The first few years I worked here, I significantly reduced the page
count (which is hard work, if done right), thus _increasing_ our cost
per page.

Everyone was pleased with the results. :-)

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:
Cost per page metrics: From: Broberg, Mats
Re: Cost per page metrics: From: Bill Swallow
RE: Cost per page metrics: From: Combs, Richard

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