RE: WritersUA Tools Survey

Subject: RE: WritersUA Tools Survey
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 11:41:07 -0500

"This Tools Survey is designed to provide our community with a guide to
the relative popularity and satisfaction of a number of tools."

The survey asked only how important each tool is to the respondent. I'll
accept their premise that MS Word is important to nearly everyone, since
it's used by nearly everyone. But that hardly speaks to satisfaction.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 11:33 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: WritersUA Tools Survey
> They gave notes at the bottom:
> "We left Microsoft Word off the survey because it is so
> ubiquitous in the IT industry. In past surveys over 90% of
> respondents indicated using it."
> "We didn't include Adobe FrameMaker in this survey but should
> have. In past surveys approximately two-thirds of respondents
> indicated using it."
> I think they should have included javadoc, Doxygen, and
> Doc++. Seems likely to me that they're considerably more
> popular than Document!X.

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