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If you had the authority, you'd really *remove* the regulatory and
From: Ben Davies
Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2011 2:38 PM
To: Paul Goble; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Disclaim THIS!
I do not read disclaimers because they do not contain any information I
have ever needed when using a product.
My company is in the medical industry, and we are forced to put three
chapters of regulatory and safety information at the front. I skip all
three chapters every time I open the document and assume our users do as
well. The only reason we put it up front is because I do not have enough
authority in the company to get it removed or into its own stand-alone
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