RE: xkcd: Manuals

Subject: RE: xkcd: Manuals
From: "Lippincott, Richard" <RLippincott -at- as-e -dot- com>
To: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Lone Writers List <stclwrsig-l -at- mailman -dot- stc -dot- org>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:18:53 +0000

It's a four-point big picture doc plan: Don't worry about the left dot, keep the manuals at the second dot updated, focus your work on the third dot, move on to the fourth dot when finished with the third.


Of course, I also heard from an engineer about the man page for ENBF, he essentially said "That page -should- be difficult to read. If you don't understand ENBF you shouldn't be there anyway."

Yeesh.


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Subject: xkcd: Manuals

XKCD takes on user manuals... it's worth while to hover over the image for the alt text as well.

http://xkcd.com/1343/

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Mike
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