Re: Communicator (was Re: Twitter)

Subject: Re: Communicator (was Re: Twitter)
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 12:30:10 -0800

I frequently find myself looking at information delivered through these new
media when browsing products I'm considering buying and thinking that the
company really needs a technical writer. I don't know to what extent the media
drives the poor quality of the content, however; it could be that what I'm
seeing is coming from the same people that used to create those horrible
one-sheet instructions that used to come packed with a lot of things and they've
just learned more advanced methods of delivering poor quality information.

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Lauriston" <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> There are rare occasions when other media can do a better job than
> text or text plus illustrations, but most of the technical
> documentation I see that uses other media is a mistake.


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References:
Re: Twitter: From: David Neeley
Re: Twitter: From: Dossy Shiobara
Re: Twitter: From: Char James-Tanny
Re: Twitter: From: Collin Turner
Communicator (was Re: Twitter): From: Mike Starr
Re: Communicator (was Re: Twitter): From: Robert Lauriston

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