Re: author / audience responsibility

Subject: Re: author / audience responsibility
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:48:18 -0700

I have frequently had to create documentation "on faith" (based on designer
descriptions or the operation of some fairly sketchy prototypes knowing
that there may not be time to correct any errors). I'm sure everyone here
has had to do the same at least once. But I don't present the released
document as the result of significant soul searching or divine intervention.

Gene Kim-Eng


On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:00 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

> But that does raise issues of a writer's dilemma, where a writer needs to
> document the functionality of something that does not function or the
> rationality of ignorance.
>
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