RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing

Subject: RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: "Milan Davidovic" <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 17:52:16 -0700

As far as I know, you are absolutely right.

Leonard

-----Original Message-----
From: Milan Davidovic [mailto:milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, October 01, 2009 10:43 AM
To: Leonard C. Porrello
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Examples of Minimalist Writing

On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Leonard C. Porrello
<Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- soleratec -dot- com> wrote:
> A Minimalist approach doesn't preclude reference
> documentation. It precludes giving step-by-step directions covering
how
> to do things that users already know how to do or can easily figure
out.

Do think that task analysis that's true to the minimalist ][aradigm
would produce topics such as "How to decrease the color depth of an
image to 256 colors"? My impression has been that minimalism is more
focused on user goals such as "reducing the file size" or some such.

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References:
Re: Examples of Minimalist Writing: From: Mike Starr
RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing: From: Leonard C. Porrello
Re: Examples of Minimalist Writing: From: Milan Davidovic

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