RE: Tech docs in a recent movie

Subject: RE: Tech docs in a recent movie
From: "Steve Hudson" <sh1448291904 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "'Wright, Lynne'" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>, "'Keith Hood'" <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Mark Giffin'" <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2017 00:53:00 +0700

Oh Lord. Lynne, I Soooooooo agree with you, but I have to face the fact I
don't live in a Fantasy World where I ride to work on a gilded unicorn with
an absinthe bottle in one hand and carved wormwood in the other.

Had a fairly heated face-to-face argument with a phone app dev a few weeks
ago on our visa run. Just from merely suggesting a TW or UIX should be used
for his app. He *started* pissed off at the idea his app could possibly be
any less than utterly intuitive.

But then again, why is this bad when so many tech writers can read an
article about typesetting for engineers that basically says "Here is the
rule, but break when it looks bad" for every freaking rule.

Steve Hudson
Word Heretic

-----Original Message-----
From: Wright, Lynne

HAHAHAHAHA! (I'm looking at YOU, itunes, you monstrous piece of confusion!)

On a more serious note, software designers should consider that
"intuitivity" is relative. What seems obvious to one person may leave
someone else utterly lost.



---
This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
https://www.avast.com/antivirus

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy and content development | http://techwhirl.com

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


References:
Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Mark Giffin
Re: Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Keith Hood
RE: Tech docs in a recent movie: From: Wright, Lynne

Previous by Author: RE: Book: What makes a great user manual?
Next by Author: RE: Tech docs in a recent movie
Previous by Thread: RE: Tech docs in a recent movie
Next by Thread: RE: Tech docs in a recent movie


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads