Re: least awful approach for keeping training slides up to date with core doc updates

Subject: Re: least awful approach for keeping training slides up to date with core doc updates
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:36:51 -0500

I once saw the opposite situation, where the new product's sole source of tech info for the tech writer was supposed to be the training video. If I remember correctly we squashed that notion really fast.

On Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:06:28 -0500, Mark Baker <mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com> wrote:

Shuddering right along with you. It's like making Wednesday's lunch by scraping the plates from Tuesday's lunch.
Mark


On Feb 20, 2016, 4:57 AM, at 4:57 AM, David Farbey <dfarbey -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- uk> wrote:
(This thread is making me uncomfortable. I know people are discussing
the realities of the environments they work in, and those are work
situations I recognise from my own career, but the idea that training material is
just some edited down and reformatted version of the technical documentation
makes me shudder.)

David

David Farbey - david -at- farbey -dot- co -dot- uk
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Re: least awful approach for keeping training slides up to date with core doc updates: From: David Farbey
Re: least awful approach for keeping training slides up to date with core doc updates: From: Mark Baker

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