RE: On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know

Subject: RE: On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:44:30 -0500

Robert Lauriston wrote:

> When you're documenting a mission-critical product that's used only in
> secure environments with hundreds or thousands of servers, you don't
> have to worry about that.
>
> On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> > I've been in more than a few start-ups where some newly hired clerical
> > employee was handed a network manual and told that he or she was now the
> > company's sysadmin.

But that is going to be the case for how many list members? Pronouncements that only apply to one in a hundred members are not very helpful to the other 99. Most of us work in the real world where pointy-haired bosses are all too common.

Feeling Scroogely on a Friday...



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On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know: From: Elissa K. Miller
Re: On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: On the value of glossaries containing terms the audience should already know: From: Robert Lauriston

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