RE: If you were making a FAQ...

Subject: RE: If you were making a FAQ...
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 07:32:53 -0400

hee-hee Go nuts.
I'd like to see that. My eyes are tired... and I just got up.
Having not raised sentence-diagramming in anger since junior
high-school (the late 1960s), I won't be up to doing it myself until I've
had my first coffee... and I don't drink coffee.




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Porrello, Leonard [mailto:lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com]
> Sent: August-30-12 5:22 PM
> To: Gene Kim-Eng; McLauchlan, Kevin
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: If you were making a FAQ...
>
> I had to read it twice, and even then I had to assume the correct
> reading. I wonder if any of our colleagues could diagram the sentence
> and demonstrate that it is genuinely ambiguous.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com]
> On Behalf Of Gene Kim-Eng
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2012 2:18 PM
> To: McLauchlan, Kevin
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: If you were making a FAQ...
>
> There was no humor intended.
>
> However I see I was probably reading comprehension-challenged in
> taking your question to mean that FAQ was going to be the primary
> product documentation and you wanted to know if we would put it
> into online help.
>
> Sorry about that.
>
> Gene
>
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 1:58 PM, McLauchlan, Kevin <
> Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > Ha-ha. Funny.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > The primary documentation for the product in question (one of
> many) is
> > WebHelp/HTML-5 help totalling over 2000 topics.****
> >
> > Of that, ONE TOPIC is currently a FAQ. ****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Please be a little careful about that kind of remark, or insert a
> > smiley or something, otherwise, somebody will take it as fact and
> > repeat it, to my employer's detriment. ****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > *From:* Gene Kim-Eng [mailto:techwr -at- genek -dot- com]
> > *Sent:* August-30-12 4:45 PM
> > *To:* McLauchlan, Kevin
> > *Cc:* techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > *Subject:* Re: If you were making a FAQ...****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > I would hope that any company whose primary product document
> was an
> > FAQ would make it available pre-sale so I can find out that that's all
> > the info I'm going to get in time to shop for an alternate product.
> >
> > Gene Kim-Eng****
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 1:03 PM, McLauchlan, Kevin <
> > Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:****
> >
> > a) Would you include it in online help (WebHelp) if that was the
> > primary documentation for your product?
> >
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References:
If you were making a FAQ...: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: If you were making a FAQ...: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: If you were making a FAQ...: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: If you were making a FAQ...: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: If you were making a FAQ...: From: Porrello, Leonard

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