RE: Proposal for a Stack Exchange site for Documentation

Subject: RE: Proposal for a Stack Exchange site for Documentation
From: <mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com>
To: "'Tony Chung'" <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:14:38 -0400

Stack Exchange already has a site for English grammar and usage, so those questions can be deferred there. This is actually one of the virtues of the Stack Exchange network, that it has places to send off-topic questions. Helps keep things a little cleaner in each site.



Mark



From: Tony Chung [mailto:tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca]
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2016 9:39 AM
To: mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Proposal for a Stack Exchange site for Documentation



As long as categories are fluid and can be easily segmented so technical issues, style and grammar issues, production issues, and other types of issues could be separated and spun off when needed, stack overflow should be a good exercise.



-Tony


On Sunday, 24 July 2016, <mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com');> > wrote:

There has been a proposal made to create a Stack Exchange site for
Documentation. Considering the impact that Stack Overflow has had on the way
technical information is created and shared, I think every technical writer
should be aware of how it works, and having out own site seems like the
perfect way to learn how it works. Not to mention that it could help raise
the profile of the profession among stack exchange users, which would be no
bad thing.
<http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/101439/documentation?referrer=GTZ <http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/101439/documentation?referrer=GTZJ5sVYXPGMTJXchGF6KA2>
J5sVYXPGMTJXchGF6KA2>
http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/101439/documentation?referrer=GTZJ <http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/101439/documentation?referrer=GTZJ5sVYXPGMTJXchGF6KA2>
5sVYXPGMTJXchGF6KA2



Have a look and add your votes and sample questions for the site.



Mark

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Proposal for a Stack Exchange site for Documentation: From: mbaker
Re: Proposal for a Stack Exchange site for Documentation: From: Robert Lauriston
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