RE: Beta documentation quality

Subject: RE: Beta documentation quality
From: Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com>
To: "'p -dot- vuncanon -at- att -dot- net'" <p -dot- vuncanon -at- att -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:12:53 +0300

IMHO there is no such thing as Beta quality. Beta is a deadline by which the manual should be ready for the Beta customers. If you know in advance what is the customer application (what features they will and will not use), you can put TBD instead of explanation of features they won't use. You can also put TBD for nice-to-have info, such as appendices. In practice, sometimes there is no time to edit the manuals before Beta, but this is really something we should all try to avoid.
Erika
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References:
Beta documentation quality: From: p . vuncanon

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