RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for

Subject: RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, "Robert Lauriston" <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 10:56:02 -0800

Which is why I said I don't think this is an either/or situation. As
several others have pointed out, its all about (customer requirements
and) how the documentation is being used.

Leonard

-----Original Message-----
From: neilson -at- windstream -dot- net [mailto:neilson -at- windstream -dot- net]
Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:51 AM
To: Robert Lauriston; Leonard C. Porrello; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for

On the other hand, when you're charged with violating some silly
regulation it's mandatory to know the section and paragraph number, so
that you can determine that indeed they are trying to regulate your
back-yard garden as if it's an industrial waste site.

---- "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com> wrote:
> Exactly! With on-line help, there is usually no need to reference even
> chapter name. It's far more simple to have the user search using a
> sufficiently unique search term. Once in the needed topic, they can
> reference the TOC, in which the topic will be highlighted, to see how
> the topic fits into the big picture.

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