RE: Bad Documentation and Linux

Subject: RE: Bad Documentation and Linux
From: "Richard L Hamilton" <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 11:24:25 -0700

> From Jon Leer:
> The deal is that many developers don't see the point of having a
> non-developer document what they do. Yes, they will add
> comments to the
> code... And that really is all the documentation that is
> necessary (from
> their viewpoint).
I agree, though I would argue the best understand documentation and will
work with technical writers. In fact, if I were hiring programmers, I'd
ask some questions to determine their attitude towards writers and

Richard Hamilton
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