RE: "Software Technical Writing is a Dying Career"

Subject: RE: "Software Technical Writing is a Dying Career"
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: 'John G' <john -at- garisons -dot- com>, 'Bill Swallow' <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:05:53 +0000

Agreed.

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Subject: Re: "Software Technical Writing is a Dying Career"

For some small. focused, and easy-to-grasp applications, little if any documentation might be required. But large, complex, and multi-faceted applications will never be intuitive. Stuff still needs to be explained.



On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 3:39 PM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
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> As always, the amount and type of documentation needed reflects
> requirements, use cases, design, and execution against all those. I
> swear I read this exact same article 20 years ago.
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References:
"Software Technical Writing is a Dying Career": From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: "Software Technical Writing is a Dying Career": From: Donald H White
Re: "Software Technical Writing is a Dying Career": From: Bill Swallow
Re: "Software Technical Writing is a Dying Career": From: John G

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