Re: What about minimalism?

Subject: Re: What about minimalism?
From: Patrick O'Connell <patricko -at- EICON -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 1994 10:32:00 PDT

OK, time for a show of hands. Who doesn't RTFM for the tools they use --
unless absolutely necessary -- but writes manuals for other ones (IMHO all
programs are tools of one kind or another) notwithstanding?

Tsk, tsk, tsk...

Actually, I think a great deal can be gotten from applying your own
experiences as a documentation user to what you're working on. It's the old
put-yourself-in-the-user's-shoes principle -- as a documentation user, what
do YOU like to see? Easier said than done, n'est-ce-pas?

BTW I'd kill for a mailer that lets you define your own SMTP "alias" for
outgoing mail messages -- like "Typo? What tpyo?" or "Sometimes there just
aren't enough rocks." Are we a bunch of very frustrated highly
creative-funny people, or aren't we?

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