Re: keeping the page count down?

Subject: Re: keeping the page count down?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2014 13:22:51 -0700

The doc is only too long if it contains unnecessary material customers
have to wade through to get to the necessary information. Splitting
such a doc into two parts would make even more work for the customer.

If the content is all necessary, the person complaining that the doc
is too long doesn't understand the audience or is in some other way
unqualified to comment on the matter.

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 12:59 PM, Hannah L. Drake
<hannah -dot- drake -at- formulatrix -dot- com> wrote:
> Would it? Perhaps then you'd only need one of them.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+hannah -dot- drake=formulatrix -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+hannah -dot- drake=formulatrix -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
> Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2014 3:59 PM
> To: TECHWR-L Writing
> Subject: Re: keeping the page count down?
>
> If the doc is really too long, splitting it in two would just make things
> worse.
>
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Hannah L. Drake
> <hannah -dot- drake -at- formulatrix -dot- com> wrote:
>> Maybe you should split it into two documents. ...
>

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Follow-Ups:

References:
keeping the page count down?: From: Debbi Crum
RE: keeping the page count down?: From: Lynne Wright
RE: keeping the page count down?: From: Hannah L. Drake
Re: keeping the page count down?: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: keeping the page count down?: From: Hannah L. Drake

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