Re: What type of document is this?

Subject: Re: What type of document is this?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:16:30 -0800

We call ours "reference volumes." The place we stick everything that
doesn't seem to have much value beyond trivia but is useful to someone
using the product for off-label applications. Be sure yours doesn't
contain enough IP to enable some competitor to reverse-engineer your

Gene Kim-Eng

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 4:29 AM, Sean McKean <Sean -dot- McKean -at- fineos -dot- com> wrote:
> Can anyone tell me what type of document this is? We're looking to see
if there's an industry-standard term that we should be using.
> It's a 50-page document that explains what the software does. It lists
the features and briefly describes what users can do on each screen. There
are no procedures in it though - we have a much longer user's guide for
that. It's a post-release document, and it'll be used as a definitive list
of what the product contains. We're producing two versions: a 'product'
version containing the UI features, and a 'technical' version.

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